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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A Different Harbor – Elizabeth Genovise

Elizabeth Genovise - A Different Harbor - Front cover

Short stories. Paper, Perfect Bound. 82 pages
2014, ISBN: 978-1-936419-38-8 $15.95 plus S&H

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The impulse to salvage, to resurrect, is always with us. The stories in A Different Harbor portray lives that have all the depth and wild weather of the Great Lakes, but are in desperate need of affirmation. From a child who has lost his mother, to a woman struggling to move on after a disastrous marriage, the characters in these stories flail for any chance to revive what they have lost. They

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Mayapple author Stephen Lewandowski to read – Thursday March 20th – Rochester, NY

Under Foot by Stephen Lewandowski

Under Foot by Stephen Lewndowski

Stephen Lewandowski, author of “Under Foot” will read from his work at a book release party on Thursday March 20th. The reading will start at 7pm and will take place at Greenwood Books in Rochester, NY. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Copies of “Under Foot” will be for sale and Stephen will be glad to sign yours for you.

Who: Stephen Lewandowski
What: Reading from “Under Foot”
Where: Greenwood Books, 123 East Avenue , Rochester NY 14604 (Telephone: 585-325-2050) Map
When: Thursday March 20th, 2014 at 7pm

The Art of Ruin – Rhoda Stamell

The Art of Ruin - Rhoda Stamell

Novel. Paper, perfect bound, 126 pp
$18.95 plus s&h
2009, ISBN 978-0932412-782

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Suliman grew up as a street kid in Detroit. In jail, he began to understand himself as a man who can change things with his hands and his sense of beauty. When he meets Kate, an older woman who has always found her sense of worth in sexual relationships, she becomes his patron. Although she is unable to free herself from her own rigid sense of how things are supposed to be, Kate helps Suliman to reinvent himself as a successful artist, finding beauty and vitality in the urban landscape

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