The Arrows That Choose Us

Poems by Marilyn Annucci

Winner of the 2018 Press 53 Award for Poetry

Help us celebrate a new book of poetry by our friend Marilyn Annucci

You can read more about The Arrows That Choose Us and order from Press 53


Now available from Bent Paddle Press—


Poetry by Richard Merelman. Bent Paddle Press, 2017, 26 pp., $12. 
Merelman finds a way into the human condition with storied, deeply layered poetry.

Read some poems here.

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Sensorium Readings

Richard will be reading poems from his new book at various venues in the coming months. The events are listed below.

Monday, March 19 at 7 p.m., The Draw,  800 S. Lawe St., Appleton, WI.

Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m., Original Voice, Coloma Hotel, 132 Main St., Coloma, WI. 

Saturday, June 16 at 8 p.m.,  Arts + Literature Laboratory, 2021 Winnebago Street, Madison, WI.

New From Bent Paddle Press


A poetic and artistic collaboration by Jeanie Tomasko and Sharon Auberle featuring poems and sketches by both.

Go here to read some sample poems.
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Jeanie's Drawings

"Rain" by Jeanie Tomasko. See more of her drawings
on her drawing page.


Canoeing a River with No Name

Poems by Ronnie Hess

Coming soon from Bent Paddle Press




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New, from Dancing Girl Press—


Small Towns Along the Coast

A new chapbook from Jeanie Tomasko.
Go here to read some sample poems.

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