Slippery Elm bookshelf

Want to read more of writers you’ve found in Slippery Elm?  Welcome to our Bookshelf, featuring links to books by Slippery Elm contributors past and present.  We’re listing these in no particular order, but you can search the page for names or just browse.


Catherine Arnold’s Poetry book Receipt for Lost Words was the winner of the 2022 May Sarton NH Poetry prize. Info on her website:




Joan Colby’s Selected Poems, Ribcage, and Her Heartsongs are on Amazon, and her website is


Mary K O’Melveny’s poetry chapbook, A Woman of a Certain Age


Susanna Lang’s Travel Notes from the River Styx, from Terrapin Books and on Amazon



Kerry Trautman’s To Have Hoped and Artifacts



Louise Marburg’s The Truth About Me, info on her website



Jennifer Martelli’s The Uncanny Valley, After Bird, and My Tarantella



MK Punky’s Report from the Street: Voices of the Homeless, a collection of poetic monologues, and Year 14, a novel.  His website is

Jeff Fleischer’s Amazon page and website

Author Photo by Martin Boutros


Teresa Burns Murphy’s The Secret to Flying, info on her website


Meg Eden’s Post-High School Reality Quest and website



Sharon Short’s My One Square Inch of Alaska, and writing as Jess Montgomery,
The Widows.  See preorder and giveaway info at



Cameron Morse’s Fall Risk, and Father Me Again



Sam Love’s Cogitation and My Little Plastic Bag



Lee Alexander’s Spinning the Compass




Eric Wasserman’s novel Celluloid Strangers, story collection The Temporary Life, and website


Lucia Damacela’s Sea of Rocks, Life Lines, and blog.  @lucyda Twitter & Instagram



Jennifer Moore’s The Veronica Maneuver


T. J. McGuire’s Midlife Chrysler


Donald Welch’s educational titles Sensory Reading Starter Kit and Sensorimotor Poetry Workshops, and collection of children’s poetry How Do You Butterfly, info at



Jed Myers’ The Nameless, Watching the Perseids, and Between Dream and Flesh, info at



Karen George’s A Map and One Year, and Swim Your Way Back,
and How We Fracture (stories) also at Amazon & Barnes & Noble.




Robert Okaji’s From Every Moment a Second, Interval’s Night (free download), and Only This, No Eye But the Moon’s: Adaptations from the Chinese, and You Break What Falls (free downloads)




Stephanie L. Harper’s This Being Done and The Death’s-Head’s Testament




Letter That Never by Ann Pelletier, on Amazon and via SPD





David Armstrong’s Missives From the Green Campaign (chapbook) at Omnidawn and AmazonReiterations: Stories, and Going Anywhere: Stories






Stay tuned for more links and information–we’re planning to keep updating this space with info on where you can read more from SE contribs!

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