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Judith Kerman and Lorraine Schein to read – Mt. Tremper, NY – Saturday June 4th, 2016

The Futurist’s Mistress – Lorraine Schein

On Saturday June 4th Mayapple Press publisher Judith Kerman and Mayapple Press author Lorraine Schein will participate in the Catskill Interpretive Center’s Book Fair. They are scheduled to read at 2pm and they will be selling and signing books all day.

Judith Kerman will read from her new book “Aleph, broken: poems from my diaspora“. This book is an evocative and powerful collection of poems, where personal history collides
with ancestral memories, a sense of elegiac longing is tempered by language of exquisite beauty. Judy will also be on hand to sell her other books and translations.

Lorraine Schein, author of “The Futurist’s Mistress,” will read from her recent works and will also be on hand to sign her books.

The Book Fair is a regular event at the CIC. Two speakers’ tents will feature the work of over 20 presenters. Participating authors include Carol and

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Mayapple author Jean Nordhaus to appear at Washington DC’s Literary Hill Bookfest and to read at Tunnicliff’s – Sunday May 1st, 2016

Jean Nordhaus, author of Memos From the Broken World will read as part of the Literary Hill Bookfest in Washington DC on Sunday May 1st. The event gets underway at 11am at Eastern Market, 225 Seventh Street, SE.

Then, at 3pm, Jean and a number of other poets will read at Tunnicliff’s Tavern, just across the street at 222 7th St SE. Books will also be for sale at the reading.

Many Capitol Hill writers will be on hand selling and signing book on Sunday. Here’s a page with the lineup of writers appearing at the Literary Hill Bookfest

Mayapple Press authors Susana H. Case and Gretchen Primack to read this weekend

Susana Case - 4 Rms w Vu - Front Cover

   

Come out and support live poetry!

Susana H. Case
Friday, November 20, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, 300 Riverside Dr, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, United States
Author Name : Susana H. Case
Name of Mayapple book: 4 Rms w Vu
Date : November 20, 2015
Starting time of event : 7:30 PM
Street address : Hudson Valley Writers Center 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Author Website : http://iris.nyit.edu/~shcase/
Names of other people participating in the event: Cornelius Eady & Rough Magic, Ann Cefola, Margo Taft Stever, Robin Messing
Event website: http://www.writerscenter.org/event/88fef06de34218dcd0d373442b92eb27

Sunday, November 22, 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Where: JCC on the Hudson, 371 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591 (map)
Author: Susana H. Case
Name of Mayapple book: 4 Rms w Vu
Event name: Sundays @ the J with George and Friends
Date : Sunday November 22, 2015
Starting time of

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Mayapple Press authors Judith Kerman and Helen Ruggieri to read – Saugerties , NY – Thursday October 22, 2015

Helen Ruggieri - The Kingdom Where No One Keeps Time - front cover

Postcards From America – Judith Kerman – Post Traumatic Press

The Kingdom Where No One Keeps Time – Helen Ruggieri

Judith Kerman and Helen Ruggieri will each read from their new books at the New World Home Cooking Poetry Series on Thursday October 22nd, 2015.

Judith Kerman’s “Postcards from America” has just been published by Post Traumatic Press. Judith will happily sign copies of this and her other books after the event.

Helen Ruggieri’s “The Kingdom Where No One Keeps Time” has just been published by Mayapple Press. Helen will also happily sign copies of this and her other books after the event.

The readings will be bracketed by short open mic sessions.

New World Home Cooking has plenty of free parking. The food and drink is excellent. The Poetry Series takes place in the back room, away from the convivial hubbub of the main room. Free admission, of course, but donations are welcome.

Map

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Mayapple Author Susana H. Case to read in New England – October 10 and 11, 2015

Susana H Case - Author of 4 rms w Vu

Susana H. Case, author of 4 Rms w Vu, travels to Portland, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire for readings on October 10th and 11th.

First, on Saturday October 10th, Susana will participate in the University of New England’s Natives and Vistors: Poets in Portland event. The event takes place at the UNE Art Gallery and gets under way at 3pm. Susana will be joined by John Perrault, Betsy Sholl, Margo Taft Stever and Estha Weiner. This event is free and open to the public. Authors will happily sign your copy of their book. Or you can buy a copy there.

Then, on Sunday October 11th, Susana will travel to Portsmouth, New Hampshire for RiverRun Bookstore’s John Perrault and friends Poetry Afternoon. The event takes place at RiverRun Bookstore and gets under way at 2pm. Susana will again be joined by Margo Taft Stever, Estha Weiner and John Perrault. The bookstore will be happy to sell you copies of the

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Mayapple Press at The NYC Poetry Festival – Governors Island – Saturday July 25th, 2015

Mayapple Press Authors and Books for 2015 NYC Poetry Festival

Mayapple Press is please to present four of our authors on The White Horse Stage of The New York City Poetry Festival. We are on at 12 noon on Saturday July 25th. The Festival is an all ages event and takes place on Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th in the NYC urban oasis, Governors Island. Ferries to the island from Manhattan and Brooklyn are FREE!

Each author will read from works new and old, know and unknown. We’ll also be on hand to sell books.

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Mayapple authors Susana H. Case and Gerry LaFemina to read – Brooklyn, NY – Sunday May 10th, 2015

On Sunday May 10th, Mayapple author Susana H. Case, author of 4 Rms w Vu, will take part in a reading to celebrate the release of a new anthology, Clash By Night.

Susana will be joined by another Mayapple author, Gerry LaFemina. Gerry is the author of four books for Mayapple Press. His most recent book is Notes for the Novice Ventriloquist. Gerry is also a prime mover in the CityLit Project and has co-edited the new anthology for CityLit Press. It’s the first in a planned series called “Poets Cover Your Record Collection”.

The reading event starts at 4:30pm and takes place in the salubrious Branded Saloon in Brooklyn. Susana and Gerry will be joined in the reading by many other contributors to the anthology.

Here’s an interesting interview with the co-editor of the anthology, Gregg Wilhelm

Event details

Author: Susana H. Case
Mayapple book: 4 Rms w Vu
Event name: Launch party for “Clash By Night”.

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Mayapple author Jeannine Hall Gailey “officially” launches “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter” today!

Jeanine Hall Gailey - Author of "The Robot Scientist's Daugther"



The Robot Scientist’s Daughter
has been available for a little while but now it’s time for the book’s “official” launch in Jeannine’s home town, Seattle.

The event is this evening, April 16 at 7 PM at the Jack Straw Cultural Center.

The full address is: 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (Map)

Please come by and say hello to Jeannine. She’ll be happy to sign your copy of the book. If you don’t already have your copy, she’ll happily sell you one.

The Robot Scientist’s Daughter is getting a lot of praise from reviewers. Come and hear why.

Kelli Russell Agodon will be the opening reader.

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/writers/WritersForum/index.html#events

This reading is sponsored by Poets & Writers and Jack Straw Productions.

Mayapple author Susana H. Case to read – NYC – Monday, March 30th, 2015

Susana Case - 4 Rms w Vu - Front Cover

Susana H. Case, author of 4 Rms w Vu, will read at the The English Speaking Union of New York Poetry Circle on Monday, March 30th, 2015

Susana will be joined by Rosalie Calabrese and Margaret McCarthy.

The event starts at 6:30pm and will take place at The English Speaking Union of New York, 144 East 39th Street, New York NY 10016

Susana’s website is: http://iris.nyit.edu/~shcase/

The ESUUS New York is at https://www.esuus.org/newyork/

Author Name: Susana H. Case
Mayapple Book name: 4 Rms w Vu
Event name: Poetry Circle
Date: March 30, 2015
Starting time of event (time): 6:30 PM
Address: The English Speaking Union of New York, 144 East 39th Street, New York NY 10016
Author’s Website: http://iris.nyit.edu/~shcase/
Names of other people participating in the event:
Rosalie Calabrese and Margaret McCarthy

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Mayapple author Don Cellini to appear at Flannery O’Connor’s 90th Birthday Parade and Local Author Day – Savannah, GA – Sunday March 29th 2015


Don Cellini, author of Candidates for Sainthood and Other Sinners and Translate Into English, will appear in Savannah, Georgia on Sunday March 29th, 2015.

The event is a celebration of Flannery O’Connor’s 90th birthday and many authors local to the area will participate.

The event takes place in Lafayette Square. Lafayette is one of the most celebrated of Savannah’s many beautiful and renowned squares. It is the site of The Hamilton-Turner House, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Low-Colonial Dames House and the childhood home of author Flannery O’Connor.

More details from the Flannery O’Connor Home and The Book Lady Bookstore

Event Name: Flannery O’Connor’s 90th birthday / Local Author Day, Savannah, GA
Date: March 29, 2015
Time: 1:00
Street Address: Lafayette Square between the Cathedral and Flannery’s childhood home
City: Savannah, Georgia
Zip code: 31401
Author’s website: www.doncellini.com