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.
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: http://www.modestoarchfest.com/schedule.html
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 www.petalumapoetrywalk.org for full schedule.
Save the Date!
SIXTEEN RIVERS PRESS AT FIFTEEN INVITES YOU TO
A GARDEN PARTY
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
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2014
FROM 3 TO 6 P.M.
at the home of
KATHERINE & GREGG CRAWFORD
201 Linden Lane, San Rafael
Tickets: $25 (Rivulet), $50 (Brook),
$75 (Stream), or $100 (Tributary) per person
Tickets can be purchased at http://sixteenriversfundraiser.brownpapertickets.com/
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 http://bestnewpoets.org/2014-edition/. Miriam Bird Greenberg at Sixteen Rivers
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.
Miriam will be reading from her Sixteen Rivers chapbook, in the Poetry Flash series at Diesel Books, Oakland, April 6: