Parcel is a beautifully designed showcase for work by known and developing writers and artists. Each issue is a collectible volume sent to subscribers along with limited edition broadsides and postcards. In addition to publishing writers of national renown, Parcel aspires to bring added recognition to the vigorous writing community in and around Lawrence, Kansas, and is produced and printed locally.

Parcel News: June 30

We hope you’ve been having a lovely summer! We are excited to report many notable publications and announcements from our contributors from the past few months: Congratulations to Michael Martone for taking home the Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Contributions to Midwestern Literature!

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Parcel News: June 30

We hope you’ve been having a lovely summer! We are excited to report many notable publications and announcements from our contributors from the past few months: Congratulations to Michael Martone for taking home the Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Contributions to Midwestern Literature!

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Spring 2016 Issue Available Now!

We are thrilled to announce the new issue of Parcel! Many thanks to everyone who contributed, subscribed, and otherwise assisted us in this labor of love. The Spring 2016 issue features work by Robert Campbell, Doug Paul Case, Damian Caudill, Brian Cooney,

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Spring 2016 Issue Available Now!

We are thrilled to announce the new issue of Parcel! Many thanks to everyone who contributed, subscribed, and otherwise assisted us in this labor of love. The Spring 2016 issue features work by Robert Campbell, Doug Paul Case, Damian Caudill, Brian Cooney,

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Parcel News: March 27

We’re packing up for the AWP conference next week, and we hope to see some of our readers and contributors in Los Angeles! Now, we present this fabulous writing and exciting news for your perusal: The Texas Observer features a very moving piece

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Parcel News: March 27

We’re packing up for the AWP conference next week, and we hope to see some of our readers and contributors in Los Angeles! Now, we present this fabulous writing and exciting news for your perusal: The Texas Observer features a very moving piece

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Parcel News: February 24

Parcel is putting the finishing touches on our next issue, to be out soon! While we’re busy with layout and copyediting, feast your eyes on these updates about our amazing contributors: An essay by Laurence Ross appears in Pelican Bomb. We

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Parcel News: February 24

Parcel is putting the finishing touches on our next issue, to be out soon! While we’re busy with layout and copyediting, feast your eyes on these updates about our amazing contributors: An essay by Laurence Ross appears in Pelican Bomb. We

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Parcel News: January 6

Happy New Year! We’re excited for another year of wonderful work from our contributors. Here’s a final round-up from the end of 2015 into early 2016. The Gracekeepers, by Kirsty Logan, is featured on the Penguin Random House blog. Work by

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Parcel News: January 6

Happy New Year! We’re excited for another year of wonderful work from our contributors. Here’s a final round-up from the end of 2015 into early 2016. The Gracekeepers, by Kirsty Logan, is featured on the Penguin Random House blog. Work by

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Parcel News: November 22

We hope you’re staying warm as the cold weather approaches — or laughing at the rest of us from tropical climates. Here is your monthly dose of contributor news and required reading. A piece by Iris Ann Moulton was published

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Parcel News: November 22

We hope you’re staying warm as the cold weather approaches — or laughing at the rest of us from tropical climates. Here is your monthly dose of contributor news and required reading. A piece by Iris Ann Moulton was published

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Fall Book Releases

We love novellas, and we’re excited to read Flight 505, by Leslie Bohem! Out now from Upper Rubber Boot Books. We’re also looking forward to reading Scrapper, the new novel by Matt Bell, from Soho Press. I/O: A Memoir, by Brian Oliu,

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Fall Book Releases

We love novellas, and we’re excited to read Flight 505, by Leslie Bohem! Out now from Upper Rubber Boot Books. We’re also looking forward to reading Scrapper, the new novel by Matt Bell, from Soho Press. I/O: A Memoir, by Brian Oliu,

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Parcel News: October 29

Here’s the rundown on new work from our contributors, for you to read on a cool (or warm, depending) fall morning. Bear Country, a moving essay by BJ Hollars was published at Brain Child. Read another piece by BJ at the University of Nebraska

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Parcel News: October 29

Here’s the rundown on new work from our contributors, for you to read on a cool (or warm, depending) fall morning. Bear Country, a moving essay by BJ Hollars was published at Brain Child. Read another piece by BJ at the University of Nebraska

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Summer 2015 Issue Available Now!

The new issue is out, and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s a beauty, packed with interesting and innovative content. Featuring work by Aaron Anstett, Leslie Bohem, Callista Buchen, Lauren Camp, Meagan Cass, Tasha Coryell, Adam Day, José Hernández Díaz, Ricky

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Summer 2015 Issue Available Now!

The new issue is out, and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s a beauty, packed with interesting and innovative content. Featuring work by Aaron Anstett, Leslie Bohem, Callista Buchen, Lauren Camp, Meagan Cass, Tasha Coryell, Adam Day, José Hernández Díaz, Ricky

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Parcel News: September 7

Hello, Everyone! Our new issue is due out this week. We can’t wait to send it out into the world. You can subscribe or renew here. In the meantime, here are some amazing things our contributors have been up to:

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Parcel News: September 7

Hello, Everyone! Our new issue is due out this week. We can’t wait to send it out into the world. You can subscribe or renew here. In the meantime, here are some amazing things our contributors have been up to:

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