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January 7, 2013

Parallel Press Author Max Garland Named Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate

Congratulations are due to Max Garland, who was named Poet Laureate by the Wisconsin Academy on Januray 3rd! Garland teaches creative writing and literature courses at UW-Eau Claire, and has won numerous awards for his writing, including a National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowship, a Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellowship from the […]

December 13, 2012

Gift ideas from the Libraries

Scrambling for gift ideas this holiday season? The Libraries have some ideas that might appeal to people on your list, from literature lovers to history buffs to design fans. Silver Buckle Press Silver Buckle Press has a handsome letterpress print of the classic Sifting and Winnowing statement. It’s hand printed in Wisconsin red on 12.5 […]

December 5, 2012

“American Bruise” published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of American Bruise, a new collection of poetry by L. Ward Abel ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2012). The bruises in Abel poems are those left on the American landscape and history, especially the rural settings populated by men like Lincoln and Whitman. His poetry explores the back roads […]

December 3, 2012

“If the Whole Body Dies”: The little play that keeps on giving

Interview with Professor Robert Skloot By Katrina Dombrowsky Bob Skloot, UW–Madison professor emeritus of Theatre and Drama and Jewish Studies, carries a torch—one that, in his words, proclaims: “Through the arts, we can not only learn things but also emotionally respond to things. This creates an atmosphere or environment where hope is possible.” Hope is […]

September 26, 2012

“From the Fool to the World” newly published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of From the Fool to the World, a new collection of poetry by Alison Stone ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2012). About the chapbook The poems in this collection make up a series in the voices of the Major Arcana of the tarot. Stone’s poetry extends and complements her […]

July 27, 2012

New chapbook of poetry examines industrial working conditions

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of Once I Was Told the Air Was Not For Breathing, a new collection of poetry by Paola Corso ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2012). Corso’s collection examines industrial working conditions through the stories of those who worked in them. Writes Maggie Anderson, author of Windfall: New and Selected […]

July 23, 2012

Parallel Press titles earn Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards

Poetry chapbooks by three Parallel Press authors were included in the Wisconsin Library Association’s Outstanding Achievement for Poetry list for 2012. The Parallel Press awardees are: Paul Terranova for This Small Breathing Coincidence (January 2011) Fabu for Journey to Wisconsin: African American Life in Haiku (March 2011) Jeanie Tomasko for Tricks of Light (September 2011) […]

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