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Mayapple author Sally Rosen Kindred to read – Arlington VA – Sunday April 13th 2014

Sally Rosen Kindred - Book of Asters - Front Cover


Sally Rosen Kindred, author of Book of Asters and No Eden, will read from her work at the Iota Club and Café in Arlington, VA on Sunday April 13th at 6pm.

The reading is part of the Café’s regular Poetry Series. Sally will be joined by Maggie Rosen Briand. Book will, of course, be for sale. The authors will be happy to inscribe your copy.

Date(s) of Event – 04/13/2014
Event time – 6pm
Place Name – Iota Club and Cafe
Address – 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 Map
Type of event: Reading
Other Event Participants – Maggie Rosen Briand
Notes – Street and garage parking are available nearby. Admission is free. Open readings follow the featured readings, except where otherwise noted. A full bar, coffee bar and dinner menu are available.
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Book of Asters – Sally Rosen Kindred

Sally Rosen Kindred - Book of Asters - Front Cover

Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 62 pages
2014, ISBN: 978-1-936419-34-0 $14.95 plus S&H


The poems in Kindred’s second full-length collection look to daisies, goldenrods, sunflowers, ironweeds—all the members of the family asteraceae, or aster family of flowers—to explore family and memory, and to search the tender edges of marriage, infertility, and motherhood. Like the children in “Noon on Gravel Drive” setting a leaf on fire, these poems “circle in/ for dance or witness” upon a neighborhood of mothers and fathers, daughters and sons, but also haunted alders, dolls and feathers, Sirens and mean angels. Kindred uses the language of flowers to reveal a rich terrain of survival and desire, inviting the

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Mayapple Press at AWP 2013

March brings one of the highlights of the American literary year, the annual AWP Book Fair. Each year, AWP holds its Annual Conference & Bookfair in a different city to celebrate the authors, teachers, writing programs, literary centers, and independent publishers of that region. The conference typically features 550 readings, lectures, panel discussions, and forums, as well as hundreds of book signings, receptions, dances, and informal gatherings. This year the event will be held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, March 6 – 9.

Mayapple Press will have a booth at the fair and several of our authors will stop by to meet readers and to sign copies of their books. We’ll have staff at the table all through the convention and we’d love to see you. Our table is Hall A on the Plaza Level, Table #E3.

Mayapple Press Author Signing Schedule AWP 2013
Plaza Level, Hall A, Table # E3

Thursday, March 7
Nancy Botkin (author of “Parts That

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No Eden – Sally Rosen Kindred

No Eden - Sally Rosen Kindred

No Eden – Sally Rosen Kindred

Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 70 pp.
$14.95 plus s&h
2011, ISBN 978-0932412-980

The poems in No Eden merge the landscapes of a rainy girlhood in the American South and the mythic world of Noah and the Flood. In these poems, a backyard stretches between a mother and daughter–the lessons of “distance tender and biblical.” The Carolina yard opens to hold the fruits of Eve and Lilith, the flight of Noah’s raven and dove, the small terrors of curbs and classrooms. These are poems of a “family awake through a storm,” an intimate theology of floods, loss, and betrayal.


No Eden

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