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.

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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Parcel News: April 5

Spring has sprung for our friends and contributors. Here is a brief round-up of recent news: Verse Daily featured this poem from David Welch, originally published in Conduit. Batcat Press will publish The Bone and the Body by Laura Kochman in May.

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Parcel News: April 5

Spring has sprung for our friends and contributors. Here is a brief round-up of recent news: Verse Daily featured this poem from David Welch, originally published in Conduit. Batcat Press will publish The Bone and the Body by Laura Kochman in May.

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Parcel News: March 20

We have a long list of early spring accomplishment to report! Anthony Varallo’s short story collection, Everyone Was There, including short fiction published in Parcel, will be published by Queen’s Ferry Press in 2016! Contributor Michael Marberry discusses his work

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Parcel News: March 20

We have a long list of early spring accomplishment to report! Anthony Varallo’s short story collection, Everyone Was There, including short fiction published in Parcel, will be published by Queen’s Ferry Press in 2016! Contributor Michael Marberry discusses his work

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