University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

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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 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 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 [...]

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 [...]

April 30, 2013

Parallel Press poets’ work featured on “Poetic Bikes”

Last week, Madison B-cycle unveiled 30 new “Poetic Bikes” into their bicycle lending system as part of a city-wide partnership with Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf, a local organization run by Parallel Press poet Shoshauna Shy.  In the past, Poetry Jumps Off the Shelf has partnered with Community Car in a similar effort to integrate [...]

April 1, 2013

“Fearing Water” newly published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of Fearing Water, a new collection of poetry by Marjorie Saiser ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2013). In Fearing Water, Saiser unflinchingly depicts the evolution of a challenging parent-child relationship; each poem is rich with emotion, observation, and Saiser’s steady voice, and serves as a counterpoint to the scene [...]

February 6, 2013

The Open Access Academic Library Press

The Chronicle of Higher Education ran an article this week that highlighted new initiatives at academic libraries in terms of scholarly publishing. Over the last five years, library-based publishing has changed rapidly, shifting from a focus on digitization initiatives to something less well defined and more contingent on individual universities. At Amherst College, librarian Bryn [...]

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