dennismaulsbyFrom The Des Moines Register… “An Iowa author was named an award-winning finalist of the 2016 Best Books Awards on Nov. 17. Dennis Maulsby, a native Iowan and Vietnam veteran, was honored for his book of poetry, “Near Death/ Near Life,” published by Prolific Press. The 88 poems in the book strike a meaningful and tender balance between the appreciation for life’s poignant moments, and the human experience of war.”… Read the whole story here.