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"The Wapsipinicon Almanac has in fact become a distinct and respected voice in spheres ranging from the literary to political."

Todd Kimm in the Icon magazine (Iowa City), December, 2000.

"Part New Yorker, part Farmers' Almanac, this magazine should silence anyone who thinks Iowa doesn't have a literary culture."

Joshua Kucera in the Des Moines Register, July, 2000.

"The Almanac, like Iowa itself, isn't half as homespun as it looks."

Jon Spayde in the Utne Reader, November, 1991.

"It gives off a feeling of a time past that might still be here."

Donna Lee Olson in the Cedar Rapids Gazette, November, 1988.

"The Wapsipinicon Almanac is personal, at times crusading or whimsical, always interesting...You may be wondering how such a delightful literary event has escaped your notice all these years."

Dennis Herrick in the Mount Vernon Sun, November, 1992.

"The Almanac consistently features common-sense ideas, independent thoughts and valuable information on the state of Iowa as a beautiful and rewarding place to live."

Steve Semken in the Source (Fairfield), March, 1997.

"Timothy Fay's Wapsipinicon Almanac might make you think twice before leaving the home state."

Andy Fuchtman in the CityView (Des Moines), March, 1992.

"Anamosa, Iowa is home to Tim Fay's Route 3 Press and one of the finest regional press publications you'll ever read, the Wapsipinicon Almanac."

Sara Sauers in the Catstep Review, December, 2000.

"I savor each page, vowing not to devour the whole thing too quickly, but instead to treat myself to a few pieces each week. By the time Christmas rolls by, my copy is dogeared, nearly memorized."

Jay Wagner in The Iowan Magazine, February, 2001.

"Rural Anamosa isn't Sausalito, California and the Almanac isn't The Last Whole Earth Catalog, but Fay has a sure feel for a very special part of the Midwest."

Lowell Carlson, Bellevue Herald-Leader, August, 1988.

"The work is simple and honest, made with care and attention; in a word: comfortable."

Will Thomson in the Book Arts Rag (Iowa City), March, 1992.