Rosa Lane won the 38th Annual New Millennium prize for poetry for her poem “Father.”

Read Gerald Fleming’s new work in Mudlark No. 5

Helen Wicke’s poem, “Secret Lives of Trees,” was featured in Sweet: A Literary Confection, Issue 7.2.

Silverstein and Burch to read at Valona Series on Sunday, January 11

Join Murray Silverstein and Beverly Burch this Sunday as they read from their work at the Valona Deli Second Sunday Poetry Series, hosted by Connie Post. The reading starts at 3 pm and is followed by an open mic period. At Valona Delicatessen & Café, 1323 Pomona Street, Crockett. (Valona Deli Second Sunday Poetry Series on Facebook)

The Architecture of Poetry: Murray Silverstein at Inaugural Studio One Reading Series

On Saturday, January 10, 2015, Murray Silverstein will participate in a benefit for Studio One. In the early afternoon, Silverstein will give a talk on the connection between poetry and architecture. Later that day, he will read with Dora Malech in a reading/reception. More information and ticket purchase at

Read a January 7 SF Gate article about the event.

Listen to

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.