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Mayapple Press author Jessica Goodfellow reads for you (on video)

Jessica Goodfellow, author of Mendeleev’s Mandala contributes two poems from the book to the UCSD Library blog’s National Poetry Month virtual reading series

Mendeleev’s Mandala – Jessica Goodfellow

Jessica Goodfellow - Mendeleev's Mandala - front cover

Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 100 pages
2015, ISBN: 978-1-936419-49-4
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Mendeleev’s Mandala begins in pilgrimage and ends in pilgrimage, but nowhere in-between does it find a home. Logic is the lodestar, as these poems struggle to make sense out of chaos. Jessica Goodfellow reimagines stories from the Old Testament, Greek mythology, and family history by invoking muses as diverse as

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Mayapple author Jessica Goodfellow to read – Kobe, Japan, December 7th

Mendeleev’s Mandala by Jessica Goodfellow (not final artwork)

In February of 2015, Mayapple Press will publish “Mendeleev’s Mandala”, by Jessica Goodfellow. You can hear some of the poems in this new work and many others at a reading in Kobe on December 7th. Jessica will be joined by three other writers and a musical guest at the inaugural “Authors Live!” event at Bar Iznt in Kobe.

Author Name: Jessica Goodfellow
Mayapple book: Mendeleev’s Mandala (to be published February 2015)
Event name: Authors Live! Inaugural Event
Date: December 7, 2014
Starting time of event : 5:00 pm
Street address – Bar Iznt, Sannomiya, Kobe 6500003 Japan
Author Website –
Also Participating: Jared Angel, Suzanne Kamata, Susan Laura Sullivan, Steve Muller

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Venue information:
International Experience Bar iznt(バー イズント)
M:2nd.bldg. 4F

…….    Read more about Mayapple author Jessica Goodfellow to read – Kobe, Japan, December 7th