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:


Review of Murray Silverstein’s Master of Leaves, from the Reader’s Review, Winter 2010

2014 Readings, Beverly Burch and Murray Silverstein

Be sure to check out our next reading series! Beverly Burch and Murray Silverstein will be reading from their new books, “How a Mirage Works,” and “Master of Leaves.”

Thursday, April 3, 7:30 P.M.
Mrs Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue,
Berkeley, (510) 704-8222

Tuesday, April 8, 6 P.M. 
The Barkin’ Dog Grill, 940 Eleventh Street,

Tuesday April 15, 7:30 P.M. 
Readers’ Books, 30 E. Napa Street,
Sonoma (707) 939-1779

Tuesday, April 22, 7 P.M.
City Lights, 261 Columbus Avenue,
San Francisco (415) 362-8193

Monday, May 5, 7 P.M. 
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard,
Corte Madera, (415) 927-0960

Helen Wickes has three poems, “Harrow,”Still Life on the Road to Los Ojos,” and “The Vagrant Spirit,” published in the Spring 2014 edition of the Citron Review.

Sixteen Rivers at AWP

Wednesday, Feb 26

Jacqueline Kudler will read her selected poems from The Widows’ Handbook anthology, on Wednesday night, Feb. 26, 7 PM at Queen Anne Book Company, 1811 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle

Friday, Feb 28

Beverly Burch and Terry Ehret will read with members of Arlie Press at AWP in Seattle, Friday, 2/28 from 10:30-11:45 at the Scott James Book Fair Stage in the Washington State Convention Center, Level 4.

* Margaret Kaufman will also read, please check back later for location

Be sure to visit the Sixteen Rivers table at the Book Fair!

Carolyn Miller’s essay Fruit Focaccia: Breakfast With Susan, an homage to Susan Sibbet (1942-2013), was featured on Poetry Flash.