Mayapple Press is a small literary press founded in 1978 by poet and editor Judith Kerman. We celebrate literature that is both challenging and accessible: poetry that transcends the categories of "mainstream" and "avant-garde"; women's writing; the Great Lakes/Northeastern culture; the recent immigrant experience; poetry in translation; science fiction poetry.
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Away – Joel Thomas Katz

Away - Joel Thomas Katz

Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 42 pp.
$12.95 plus s&h
2008, ISBN 978-0932412-638

In these snappy and unique poems, Katz views the world from some slanted perspective most of us aren’t careful enough to see. Katz imagines Emily Dickinson rolling dice in an Indian casino and a man in a car pondering the possibility of honking himself back to childhood. Humorous, lyrical and touching, Katz’s poems take the reader along for the ride. And, as Susan Terris notes, “with delight, we follow as his generous yet skeptical Jewish soul skitters through the joys and sorrows of a challenging modern world.”

by Joel Thomas Katz

He first noticed it driving to work. When a car alongside him
swerved, he jammed on the

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The Selfsame Planet – Zack Rogow

The Selfsame Planet - Zack Rogow

The Selfsame Planet – Zack Rogow

Poetry. Paper, saddlestitched, 40 pp
$7.50 plus s&h
1999, ISBN 0-932412-15-7