Latest Releases . . .

Patricia Taylor Wells
LodeStar is a collection of poems that seeks to juxtapose the light and dark moments of life.
Glen Willow Gardens
Lisa Julin Sharon
When sixty-three-year-old Alma, a failure at all she undertakes, decides to run away from her controlling and impatient husband, the result, like most of her efforts, is a disaster.
The Uh-oh Squad
Deni Gordon
The Uh-Oh Squad describes the 1970s working environment of Terros, a Phoenix, Arizona drug abuse agency. Anecdotes provide insight into the lives of staff employed at the agency.
Saving Vincent
Chris Convissor
After a divorce and her Mom’s death, Michaela thinks she is doing just fine, until an old friend calls for help. Suddenly she is unwillingly making a trip to her childhood home. Little does she realize what the return to an island stuck in a channel in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will cost her.
A Kind of Paradise
Bev Jafek
Jean and Red, librarians in San Francisco and life partners, have traveled the world but found their paradise in a lovely village in Mexico. Young and influenced by 1960s idealism, they decide to build a dream house there in their old age.
Mademoiselle Renoir à Paris
Patricia Taylor Wells
Patricia Taylor Wells’ plans to spend a summer in Paris studying French at the Sorbonne came close to being cancelled due to political unrest throughout France. In May 1968, there were numerous student protests that resulted in the Sorbonne and other universities being shut down.
Good People
EJ Runyon
Relations come in all kinds of configurations–what we accept from some, what we must refuse from others, and how we recognize those who earn the right to be called family.
where will this train take me
Barbara Buck, poetry
Janna Blok, photographs
Putting their talents and love of nature together, Janna Blok (photographer) and Barbara Buck (haiku) have created a book for you to enjoy and ponder.
Restless Dreams
Karen Pullen
She’s a cop, a mom, a saleswoman, nanny, teacher, hairdresser, teen. None have it easy, but they don’t give up their restless dreams of a more perfect life.

Latest from GusGus authors . . .



Janna Blok combined a book signing of where will this train take me with an exhibition of her fused glass at the gallery Gaia and Oeranus In Overasset the Netherlands.

Gale Walden talks about Where the Time Goes in an interview in The Brooklyn Rail.

Dog Church by Gail Gilmore is a Rainbow Award runner up for Best Lesbian Book and finalist for Best LGBT Non Fiction & Biography/Memoir.

A Perfect Life and Other Stories by Elaine Burnes and Haunting Muses, edited by Doreen Perrine, tied as winners of the Rainbow Award for Best Lesbian Anthology/Collection.

Good People by EJ Runyon has a review on Sweatpants & Coffee. “Runyon writes characters in a way that makes them believable–flawed, only human. People who find the intricate details of identities and the stories of the people around them fascinating will like this novel.”


Where the Time Goes by Karen Richard won the GCLS “Goldie” Award for Anthology/Collections (Fiction).


Gale Walden discusses the poems in Where the Time Goes in the Inside Higher Ed Guest Post, “Gale Renee Walden and Nicole Cooley in Conversation.”
Gale Walden’s Where the Time Goes (GusGus Press) has a mini-review in The News-Gazette (Champaign, IL)
A review of Where the Time Goes by Gale Walden is in Smile Politely, Champaign-Urbana’s Online Magazine.
Gail Gilmore’s book launch of Dog Church (GusGus Press) at Book Ends in Winchester, Massachusetts was a resounding success with a full house and sold out copies of her excellent book.

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Gale Renee Walden talks about her latest poetry collection, Where the Time Goes and poetry in general on the radio program “the 21st show” produced by WILL, Illinois Public Media.

Her segment starts at the 25 minute mark.

Women of the Year by Karen Richard is a Finalist for the GCLS “Goldie” Award for Anthology/Collection Fiction. The winners will be announce July 8th.

Gale Renee Walden read from her latest book of poetry, Where the Time Goes, at The Book Cellar in Chicago, Illinois.

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Ruth Rouff signed copies of Pagan Heaven at the Local Author Meet & Greet at the Barnes & Noble in Cherry Hill, New Jersey on Saturday.


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Meital Yaniv, author of Spectrum for an Untouchable, was interviewed by Haili Jones Graff at Bitch Media in the article “Full Spectrum: Artist Meital Yaniv on Carving a Path Out of Trauma.”


Phyllis Carito read from Worn Masks (GusGus Press) at Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, New York.



Ruth Rouff did a signing and reading from Pagan Heaven at Coffee Works Too in Voorhees Township, New Jersey.


Women of the Year by Karen Richard received a 2016 Rainbow Award Honorable Mention for Anthology/Collection/Contemporary General Fiction.


Phyllis Carito did a reading from Worn Masks at Columbia-Greene Community College Library in Hudson, New York.




Elaine Burnes blogs about why she likes short stories and about A Perfect Life and Other Stories (GusGus Press) in her blog Thoughts on Writing and Life. She encourages everyone to give short stories a try.



Doreen Perrine talks about Haunting Muses  on Queer Sci Fi.


Meital Yaniv called the launch party last weekend in Los Angeles for Spectrum for an Untouchable amazing. She had a great time and engaged in a very intriguing conversation with her audience.

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