Sixteen Rivers Press Annual Fundraiser 2014

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

KAY RYAN
on
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 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 http://bestnewpoets.org/2014-edition/. 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

http://www.sixteenrivers.org/2405/

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,
Modesto info@mostpoetry.org

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.

http://www.sixteenrivers.org/2384/

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!

http://www.sixteenrivers.org/2358/

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

http://www.sixteenrivers.org/2355/