a vision of corrected history with breakfast – Al Hellus
Poetry. Paper, saddlestitched, 24 pp $5 plus s&h 1995, ISBN 0-932412-08-4 These are edgy, raunchy, funny and powerful poems. a vision of corrected history with breakfast by Al Hellus the days’ casting call includes newsbites on the radio that could have happened anywhere between the last fifty years and breakfast, which is a plate of…

Submissions & Inquiries Mayapple Press is a highly-selective small press established in 1978 by poet and editor Judith Kerman. We focus on literature not often celebrated by either the mainstream or the avant-garde. This includes poetry which is both challenging and accessible; women’s writing; the rustbelt/rural culture that stretches from the Hudson Valley to the…

Nieblas de Luna / Moon Fogs – Johnny Durán
Bilingual (Spanish/English) Paper, saddlestitched, 52 pp $8.50 plus s&h 2004, ISBN 0-932412-23-8 A bilingual collection translated from the original Spanish by the author. This is the first title in our new Mamey Editions project, focused on bilingual publications and Caribbean literature. Judith Kerman comments: “The poet’s voice explores the distances of desire with a quiet…

A Prehistory of Mind – Brian Aldiss
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 76pp. $14.95 plus S&H 2008, ISBN 978-0932412-614 Note: You don’t have to have a PayPal account in order to use the PayPal button, just a credit card. Published here for the first time, on an exclusive basis, is Aldiss’ new short story, “Mortistan”. Experience a different side of Brian Aldiss in…

Occupied Territory – Evelyn Wexler
Paper, perfect bound, 80 pp $10 plus s&h 1994, ISBN 0-932412-06-8 “These intense, visceral poems cover the territory occupied by fear, pain, memory, loss and desire. The ultimate paradigm is that of the self–dual embodiment of victim and aggressor. Wexler’s clear, steady voice convinces us that everything is both personal and political.” — Jane Flanders…

Naked Woman Listening at Keyhole – Sophia Rivkin
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 44 pp. $13.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-1936419-043 Sophia Rivkin’s poetry simmers with visceral energy and surreal leaps. It is made of the dark soup of her Russian heritage, the light broth of her word play, and the sustaining whimsy of her artist’s eye. If language—in a well-chosen epigraph for the…

Light That Sounds Like Breaking – Lynn Pattison
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 102 pp $16.00 plus s&h 2006, ISBN 0-932412-40-8 In these richly sensuous poems, Lynn Pattison explores the natural world, body politics, the life and work of Marc Chagall, Asian cultural influences filtered through an American sensibility and more, within an overall sequence loosely structured as a journey. The book’s stunning imagery…

As If Anything Could Grow Back Perfect – Toni Ortner
Paper, saddlestitched, 16 pp $5 plus s&h 1979, ISBN 0-932412-02-5 A collection of short lyrics with a contemporary flavor and imagery centered on popular music. Published in cooperation with Earth’s Daughters magazine. As If Anything Could Grow Back Perfect by Toni Ortner These days I spend all day burning my past watching sheets of paper…

Translate into English – Don Cellini
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 70 pp $14.95 plus s&h 2010, ISBN 978-0932412-911 Translate into English is framed with grammatical instructions from a turn-of-the-century Spanish lesson book. Possessing a rare elegance and integrity, Cellini’s poems are intelligent and clever while capturing subtle emotions. From the compelling concept to the fine execution of these poetic vignettes—each work,…