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: 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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New Books by Contributors

Hadara Bar-Nadav’s Fountain and Furnace, winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Award, is out from Tupelo Press. Susan McCarty’s Anatomies is out from Aforementioned Productions. Small Like a Tooth, by Carolyn Williams-Noren, is out from dancing girl press. The University

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New Books by Contributors

Hadara Bar-Nadav’s Fountain and Furnace, winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Award, is out from Tupelo Press. Susan McCarty’s Anatomies is out from Aforementioned Productions. Small Like a Tooth, by Carolyn Williams-Noren, is out from dancing girl press. The University

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Parcel News: August 9

While we’ve been busy with production on our new issue (due out next month!) our contributors and friends have been busy with awards and publications. Here’s an August round-up and reading list. Michael Marberry’s poetry was published in Waxwing. Photography

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Parcel News: August 9

While we’ve been busy with production on our new issue (due out next month!) our contributors and friends have been busy with awards and publications. Here’s an August round-up and reading list. Michael Marberry’s poetry was published in Waxwing. Photography

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Parcel News: June 11

This summer has brought lots of good news for Parcel contributors. Congrats to all on the wonderful publications and prizes! Sarah Smarsh‘s new book of nonfiction will be published by Scribner‘s. Laura Kochman’s book of poetry, The Bone and the Body,

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Parcel News: June 11

This summer has brought lots of good news for Parcel contributors. Congrats to all on the wonderful publications and prizes! Sarah Smarsh‘s new book of nonfiction will be published by Scribner‘s. Laura Kochman’s book of poetry, The Bone and the Body,

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Parcel News: May 17

Here are some May updates from our illustrious contributors! The PEN poetry series featured two poems by Christopher Salerno. Work by Lauren Camp, contributor to our upcoming issue, was featured at Up the Staircase Quarterly. Check out Poetry Matters for an

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Parcel News: May 17

Here are some May updates from our illustrious contributors! The PEN poetry series featured two poems by Christopher Salerno. Work by Lauren Camp, contributor to our upcoming issue, was featured at Up the Staircase Quarterly. Check out Poetry Matters for an

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