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Sandy Phippen 3/30/09 -With the occasional whir of the espresso machine in the background, contributors to Maine’s literary scene gathered Saturday at the Maine Grind in Ellsworth to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Puckerbrush Review, one of the state’s most enduring “little” magazines and the periodical that gave many of them ... Continue...


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The PUCKERBRUSH REVIEW literary magazine is published twice-a-year by the English Department of the University of Maine. A print-only journal, PR was founded and edited by Constance Hunting. Now edited by Sanford Phippen. PR publishes quality poetry, short stories, literary essays and reviews.

 

Please Submit your poetry, short stories, literary essays and reviews through this link. Hard-copy submissions will no longer be accepted.


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Claiming

Of Claiming,

Patricia Ranzoni writes: "Learning how I've descended from Mayflower passengers, then Cromwell's Scottishdeportees, "witches" andclergy, revolutionary patriots and loyalists, farming and seafaring families, woodsmen and women, papermakers
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Settling

Catch of the day<
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Down in Stonington dawn
can't wait around for the sun.
Men and women workCatch of the day
Down in Stonington dawn
can't wait around for the sun.
Men and women work
Catch of the day

Down in Stonington dawn can't wait around for the sun.
Men and women work it in day after day after day. To their trucks and boats they
rise in shell dark which is to say
pitch black, motors
idling and revving at the pier
'til you'd swear this universe
runs by engine
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Dead of Winter, poems by Michael McMahon, continues the distinctive voice of McMahon's first collection, A Day's Work, published by Puckerbrush Press in 1976. It is a New England voice seemingly diffident but in reality memorable in its tenaciousness.

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A collection of "stories of Downeast Maine" by native Maine writer Sanford Phippen, whose stories have been praised for hilarity and poignan. Sandy teaches in the English Department at the University of Maine and is the author of The Police Know Everything and People Trying to Be Good

 

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Puckerbrush Review

"Puckerbrush Press of Orono, Maine, has long been considered one of the foremost presses in the state, known for its handsome books and quality collections of poetry, fictions, essays, and belles lettres. While Maine writers such as May Sarton are on its authors' list, you will also find Vita Sackville-West and Johannes Bobrowski. Borders mean nothing to pursuers of fine literature."- Carl Little, The Republican Journal

 

May 25th, 2008

Puckerbrush Press Backlist
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April 26th, 2008

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