While this book is in its initial phases, we have to ask ourselves many of the questions Rosa asked herself: Where does it fit in? What message does it convey? Why this book, and why now? How do we want to portray it to the world?
Ooligan Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of the untitled memoir from Rosa del Duca. In 1999, Rosa del Duca joined the National Guard. It was her opportunity to make something more of her life, but as her unease over the military’s role reaches a boiling point with the attacks on 9/11, Rosa comes to the realization that she is a conscientious objector. She must now decide how far she is willing to go to stand up for what she believes in—and what she is willing to sacrifice in return. We are excited to be able to work with del Duca on her first full-length literary work.
The Wax Bullet War is not a story that relishes in scenes of drama and so-called action. On the contrary, Sean Davis’s account of the war in Iraq is shockingly realistic and enlightening. His memoir begins the day of reenlistment, traverses through the chaos of war, and relives the trauma of violence. There are no […]
As we move along with The Ghosts Who Travel with Me, it’s a perfect time to get to know our author, Allison Green. In addition to teaching writing in Seattle, Allison wrote the novel Half-Moon Scar, and her essays, stories, and poems have appeared in publications such as ZYZZYVA and Calyx. Allison and I spoke […]
The whole press met as a group and voted to decide what the cover of our book would be–and I could not be happier with the result! Because we are on an extremely tight schedule on this project, we only had about three weeks between the beginning of the term and the deadline for a […]
I remember the only paper I got a “B” on was a personal reflection paper in one of my high school English classes. At the time, I was miffed. How could I get a “B” for writing my own thoughts and experiences? I was just being honest. (Actually, I think I did slack on that […]