July 2024
July 2024 Novels

We have novels to delight all sorts of readers this month:
* The Monosexual by Dean Monti – absurdist, love-sick, sunburned adventure.
* The Lakes of Southern Hollow by Steve Yates – Three teens in Springfield, Missouri come of age in the run up to COVID. Music, sex, drugs, neurodivergent heroism… It’s all there.
* The Life of Kim and the Behavior of Men: Human Bondage in the After-market of War – a historical fiction by Rod Davis with hints of Catch 22. This novel explores the underbelly of the American military complex during the Vietnam War. Set in South Korea.

June 2024
JUNE 2024
Award-winning poetry & prose

Yiskah Rosenfeld’s poetry collection, Tasting Flight was the runner up in the 2023 Arthur Smith Poetry Prize. And A. Rooney’s heart wrenching story collection, The Lesser Madonnas is sure to become a favorite.

The Lesser Madonnas: Linked stories by A. Rooney. Book cover shows a stylized, hotel in shadow on a blue background with streetlights in the distance. The sign above an orange-lit door reads "Bell-Care Motel" the light behind the "O" has burned out. The lit doorway seems the only warm place around, but a shadowy figure stands just outside the door.
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front cover of Tasting Flight: poems by Yiskah Rosenfeld. With a gray-blue panel on the left and a panel on the right showing silk from a Japanese Noh costume. The prominent feature is an egret with a long blue bill. Below that is a swirly water pattern, willow branches and fish.
May 2024
MAY 2024
Spring slides into Summer

With Gerry La Femina’s prose poetry anthology, Fantastic Imaginary Creatures. Then think road trip and sample the poetry of a vibrant new voice out of Nashville, Ben Groner III with his Dust Storms May Exist.

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Dust Storms May Exist: Poems by Ben Groner III. Cover shows a bright colored painting of a desert with blue sky, pink, orange, and purple hills in the distance and a straight road made of converging grey lines.
The title, Fantastic Imaginary Creatures is woven through the pen-shaped protuberances on a little red clay man/gremlin sort of fellow. He's rather adorable in bright red and green with big white teeth. He looks more like he's smiling than growling, and possibly reaching out for a hug. At the bottom, it says, An Anthology of Contemporary Prose Poems edited by Gerry LaFemina
March 2023
March 2024
Two poetry collections

For the month of March, we offer the work of two beloved Appalachian poets, Jim Minick with The Intimacy of Spoons, and Darnell Arnoult with Incantations.

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2 book covers: Jim Minick's THE INTIMACY OF SPOONS, and Darnell Arnoult's INCANTATIONS
After Camus
After Camus

This novel is getting attention everywhere it goes! We’re proud to share the lastest from reviewers you may know…

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Pull quote from the NY Journal of Books review of Jay Neugeboren's novel, AFTER CAMUS
February 2024 Titles
Madville’s first Fantasy Series
The Talon Trilogy

Windkeep, book 2 in Michael Simms’ fantasy series The Talon Trilogy about Tessia the Dragon Queen. Launched February 2024, and amid magical adventures, the characters we came to know and love in The Green Mage become embroiled in issues that involve governance, and what social structures serve.

January 2024
Madville Poetry
3 poetry collections for January 2024

The Pendulum Moves Off by Theodore Haddin, a poem is a house by linda ravenswood, and The Book of Failures by Neil Shepard.

Fall Titles
Madville Publishing
Fall 2023 Titles

Everybody Here Is Kin by BettyJoyce Nash, Ring of Earth by William Woolfitt, Pa’l Otro Lado by Juan Ochoa, and “The Truth” by Sam Pickering.

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     Arthur Smith Poetry Prize (2024)

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London Book Fair 2024

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Appalachian Studies Conference

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2023 Arthur Smith Poetry Prize Winners

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AWP24 came early

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Notes on Madville Publishing’s 2023 Fall Fundraiser

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Sticks & Bricks: Stories from the Wrong Side of the Tracks

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Southern Festival of Books 2023

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