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Beverly Burch read from How a Mirage Works, on the KUSP podcast.

Beverly Burch at the Petaluma Poetry Walk

Beverly Burch will read at the Petaluma Poetry Walk on Sept 21, at  11am. The address of the reading is 199 Petaluma Blvd, North.

Helen Wickes with Troy Jollimore at Ravenswood

Helen Wickes, whose fourth collection World As You Left It will be published by Sixteen Rivers in 2015, will be reading on September 7 with Troy Jollimore at Ravenswood historic site in Livermore, 2pm. See flier for more information.

Murray Silverstein at Modesto Architecture Festival

Sixteen Rivers poet Murray Silverstein, who is both an architect and a poet, will speak on the relationship between the two at the Modesto Architecture Festival, 3 p.m. on Sept. 13. The event is supported by Poets & Writers, Inc. through a grant from The James Irvine Foundation and co-sponsored by the Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center. For more information, check this link:

Beverly Burch at Petaluma Poetry Walk

The 19th Annual Petaluma Poetry Walk takes place Sept. 21, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at eight venues. Beverly Burch, author of the recent Sixteen Rivers collection How a Mirage Works, will be reading with Donna Emerson and John Johnson at the Seed Bank, 199 Petaluma Blvd., N., at 11 a.m. See for full schedule. 

Sixteen Rivers Press Annual Fundraiser 2014

Save the Date!

To celebrate our fifteenth anniversary, Sixteen Rivers Press welcomes you to a garden party featuring a reading by honored poet Kay Ryan, with 
light refreshments and Prosecco served on the grounds of a Marin County estate. 
Tickets are priced at four levels, beginning at $25, and proceeds will go to the support of Sixteen Rivers Press and the publication of its books.

Join us for Prosecco and hors d’oeuvres 
and a reading by former U.S. poet laureate

FROM 3 TO 6 P.M.

at the home of
201 Linden Lane, San Rafael

Tickets: $25 (Rivulet), $50 (Brook), 
$75 (Stream), or $100 (Tributary) per person

Tickets can be purchased at

Miriam Bird Greenberg selected for Best New Poets 2014

Miriam Bird Greenberg, whose collection All night in the new country was the 2012 winner of the Sixteen Rivers Poets-Under-40-Chapbook contest, will be included in the Best New Poets 2014 collection. Her poem “Shortness of Breath,” which originally appeared in The Paris-American, will appear in this collection of fifty emerging poets, selected by Dorianne Laux. Best New Poets 2014 will be published in November 2014; to order, visit Miriam Bird Greenberg at Sixteen Rivers

Paris Reading: Gerald Fleming, May 13

Gerald Fleming, author of The Choreographer and Swimmer Climbing onto Shore, will read Kit Fryatt and Carole Glasser Langille at Carr’s Pub, 1 rue du Mont Thabor, 75001 Paris.

City Lights Reading, Tuesday April 22

Beverly Burch and Murray Silverstein will read from their new books on Tuesday, April 22, at  7 P.M.
at City Lights, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco (415) 362-8193

Miriam Bird Greenberg Reading, April 6

Miriam will be reading from her Sixteen Rivers chapbook, in the Poetry Flash series at Diesel Books, Oakland, April  6: