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March 31, 2014

Newly published: “Presences” by Caroline Collins

Parallel Press, an imprint of the UW–Madison Libraries, is pleased to announce the publication of Presences, a new collection of poetry by Caroline Collins ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2014). In these luminous poems, the landscape of the the Illinois prairie and Mississippi bluffs is alive with the memory of the native people who lived and died [...]

December 18, 2013

Parallel Press book ‘Witness to an Ending’ in the Wisconsin State Journal

Witness to an Ending, a recent Parallel Press (UW–Madison Libraries, 2013) publication, was featured in a moving article on December 18, 2013 by Doug Moe, columnist for the Wisconsin State Journal. Moe writes regularly for the Journal on Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, and Sundays. He writes about Madison and the people who make it a unique [...]

December 17, 2013

Harold Scheub, Gatherer of Stories, Retires

Harold Scheub, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Humanities in the Department of African Languages and Literature, retires this month after four decades of teaching at UW–Madison. As a doctoral student, Scheub was invited into rural homes in parts of Africa to listen to storytellers. Scheub learned Xhosa, Swahili and Yoruba and traveled through South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe [...]

December 11, 2013

“Lemon Bars of Parnassus” from Parallel Press

Parallel Press, an imprint of the UW–Madison Libraries, is pleased to announce the publication of Lemon Bars of Parnassus, a new collection of poetry by Lee Kisling ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2013). With an eye trained on the curious, often quixotic details of a world in which “the only gods left are bandaged and wear glasses [...]

October 15, 2013

UW-Madison Libraries in the Wisconsin Book Festival

The Wisconsin Book Festival is just days away! This year’s festival will feature local literary talents alongside national voices to create a unique event full of free community programs in keeping with our library’s mission to learn, share, and create. Over four days from October 17th through the 20th, the festival will host more than [...]

October 9, 2013

“Lottery Ticket” newly published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of Lottery Ticket, a new collection of poetry by Heather Corbally Bryant ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2013). In Lottery Ticket, Heather Corbally Bryant explores themes of love, family, and death with poetic meditations on relationships and the natural world. The luck hinted at in the title guides the [...]

September 17, 2013

Exhibit Opening & Reception for Mosaics and Memoir: Marjorie Kreilick and Allan McNab

The Kohler Art Library unveiled a new exhibit this month devoted to the work of a talented couple, Emeritus Professor Marjorie Kreilick and her late husband Allan McNab called Mosaics and Memoir: Marjorie Kreilick and Allan McNab. The exhibit features a sampling of mosaics and other artwork made by Kreilick, whose work incorporates marble inlay [...]

July 17, 2013

Witness to an Ending newly published by Parallel Press

MADISON, WI – Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of Witness to an Ending: A Memoir by Allan McNab, compiled and edited by Marjorie Kreilick McNab ($30.00, Parallel Press, 2013). Witness to an Ending is an unfinished memoir by Allan McNab, a Scotsman raised in the Highlands, schooled in England, and trained in [...]

July 8, 2013

“Small, Imperfect Paradise” newly published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of Small, Imperfect Paradise, a new collection of poetry by Dallas Crow ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2013). In Small, Imperfect Paradise, Dallas Crow unflinchingly explores themes of love, sex, growing up, and growing older.  The spine of the narrative is the speaker’s progression through a relationship, from the [...]

May 6, 2013

“The Lawyer Who Died in the Courthouse Bathroom” newly published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Lawyer Who Died in the Courthouse Bathroom, a new collection of poetry by Thomas J. Erickson ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2013). In The Lawyer Who Died in the Courthouse Bathroom, Erickson’s muscular poems perform a post-mortem on the titular lawyer with unflinching honesty, digging into personal [...]

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