Now on Sale! Lisa Stice’s ‘Letters from Conflict: Poems’!

Available starting today, Mar. 12, 2024, in both Kindle e-book and print editionsLisa Stice’s latest poetry collection delivers a welcome bundle of poetic correspondence to a world of art and a world at war.

“In her engagements with poets from Ireland to India, as well as U.S. military veterans and families, Lisa Stice is an ideal correspondent with art and history,” says the publisher.

Stice is the author of the previously published poetry collections Uniform (Aldrich Press, 2016), Permanent Change of Station (Middle West Press, 2018), FORCES (Middle West Press, 20221), and the poetry chapbook Desert (Prolific Press, 2018). Most recently, she was the co-editor of the anthology Things We Carry Still: Poems & Micro-Stories about Military Gear (Middle West Press, 2023).

She currently lives in North Carolina with her U.S. Marine husband, daughter, and beloved Norwich Terrier named Seamus.

Here’s what other reviewers have said about Stice’s Letters from Conflict:


“[L]ike a letter from mother to daughter, one passing on knowledge through storytelling, illumination, and revelation.”
—Aly Allen, author of Paying for Gas with Quarters: A Parent’s Odyssey in Poems


“[O]ne of those wish-I’d-thought-of-that poetry collections, appearing just when we, as readers, have accumulated too many reasons to doubt the ties we have to one another [...]”
—Abby E. Murray, author of Hail and Farewell: Poems


“[A] brave attempt to try to control time in order to give us a little better chance at understanding our own lives. [...]”
—Bill McCloud, author of The Smell of the Light: Vietnam, 1968-1969


“[J]ust the right container [...] not too sweet and not too poisonous, but potent and powerful just the same.”
—Nancy Stroer, author of Playing Army: A Novel


“[...] Lisa Stice’s poems snuggle and spark, warm and rend [...]”
—Liam Corley, author of Unwound: Poems from Enduring Wars


Starting Mar. 12, 2024:

LETTERS FROM CONFLICT: POEMS by Lisa Stice (84 pages, Middle West Press LLC) is available in a $14.99 trade paperback edition through Amazon and other booksellers, as well as a $5.99 Kindle e-book edition exclusively via Amazon. 
Middle West Press LLC ( is a Johnston, Iowa-based editor and publisher of non-fiction, journalism, and poetry. As an independent micro-press, we publish one to four titles annually. Our projects are often inspired by the people, places, and history of the American Midwest.


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