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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An interview with Mayapple Press author Susan Azar Porterfield, winner of 2015 Cider Press Review Prize

Kibbe – Susan Azar Porterfield


In the Garden of Our Spines – Susan Azar Porterfield

Late last year we noted that Mayapple author Susan Azar Portefield had been awarded the 2015 Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize. On Tuesday January 12th Geosi Gyasi posted a very interesting interview with Susan Azar Porterfield on Geosi Reads. Here’s a winner:
Geosi Gyasi: What is the best time to write?
Susan Porterfield: In the morning. In the afternoon. In the evening. In the middle of the night.

The Robot Scientist’s Daughter – Jeannine Hall Gailey

The Robot Scientists Daughter front cover

Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 80 pages
2015, ISBN: 978-1-936419-42-5 $15.95 + S&H

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Dazzling in its descriptions of a natural world imperiled by the hidden dangers of our nuclear past, this book presents a girl in search of the secrets of survival. In The Robot Scientist’s Daughter, Jeannine Hall Gailey creates for us a world of radioactive wasps, cesium in the sunflowers, and robotic daughters. She conjures the intricate menace of the nuclear family and nuclear history, juxtaposing surreal cyborgs, mad scientists from fifties horror flicks and languid scenes of

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