Sixteen Rivers Press is pleased to announce the release of our two newest books: Barbara Swift Brauer’s At Ease in the Borrowed World and Gerald Fleming’s The Choreographer. We are proud of both these collections and know that you will want to attend one of the many readings and buy your own copies. [Read more...]
Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m.
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard,
Corte Madera, Tel: (415) 927-0960
Sunday, April 7, 5 p.m.
Redwood Cafe, 8240 Redwood Hwy.,
Cotati, Tel: (707) 795-7868
Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue,
Berkeley, Tel: (510) 704-8222
Friday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Books Inc., 2251 Chestnut Street,
San Francisco, Tel: (415) 931-3633
Tuesday, May 14, 7 p.m.
The Barkin’ Dog Grill, 940 Eleventh Street,
Gerald Fleming with Jack Marshall:
Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m.
Albany Library, 1247 Marin Avenue
Albany, Tel: (510) 526-3720
Sixteen Rivers Press is excited to announce that the deadline for submissions for the 2013 manuscript competition has been extended! Manuscripts will now be accepted up to March 1, 2013 both online and through regular mail. All other submission guidelines still apply. Please see our complete guidelines at http://www.sixteenrivers.org/
Sixteen Rivers Press wishes you a very happy new year, and we hope to do our part to fill your year with poetry. In this edition of our newsletter, you’ll learn about upcoming book releases, readings, submission deadlines, and all things Sixteen Rivers, ending with a poem by Gerald Fleming from his 2005 book Swimmer Climbing onto Shore.
The deadline for our 2013 manuscript open submission is approaching fast. All submitted manuscripts must be postmarked by February 1, 2013 [Please note that our deadline has been extended to March 1]. Winners will be notified by July 1, 2013, and the winning books will be published in spring 2015. Please see our complete submission guidelines here. [Read more...]
Sixteen Rivers Press will host its annual benefit reading the evening of November 17, 2012 at a beautiful home in San Rafael. The featured reader is esteemed poet Jane Hirshfield. If you would like an invitation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Help support our independent poetry press, and join us for what we know will be a wonderful evening.
Summer is upon us and great things are afoot at Sixteen Rivers Press! We have new books from our members, a new chapbook from our Poets Under Forty series, and our first translation project, all in the pipeline working their way toward you, our readers. We couldn’t be more excited. Read on to learn the details about these future books, upcoming readings and events, and more. And be sure to read the poem by Judy Halebsky at the end of this newsletter; it’s from her 2012 chapbook with the press. [Read more...]
Spring is here and so are two new books from Sixteen Rivers Press. We are excited to share these new titles with you, and to let you know about upcoming readings and events. We hope to see you at one or more readings and to include you in the celebrations of our new books! Read on to find out more, and enjoy the poem at the end of this newsletter from Jacqueline Kudler’s new collection, Easing into Dark. [Read more...]
Here is a list of our upcoming readings:
Our two newest authors, Jacqueline Kudler (Easing Into Dark ) and Judy Halebsky (Space/Gap/Interval/Distance) will be reading in the following series of events in the Bay Area:
April 1, 3 p.m., Diesel, A Bookstore, 5433 College Avenue, Oakland.
April 10, 6 p.m., The Barkin’ Dog Grill, 914 11th Street, Modesto.
April 15, 7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera.
May 6, 5 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco.
May 23, 7 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
Sept. 12, 7 p.m., Studio 333, 333 Caledonia St., Sausalito (Jacqueline Kudler).
Gerald Fleming will be reading at a Hanging Loose Press/Magazine 100th issue event at the Brooklyn Public Library on April 25, and on April 26 he’ll be reading with Bob Hershon and Steve Shrader at the NYU Bookstore in Manhattan.
Sixteen Rivers Press is seeking submissions for a chapbook by a poet under forty years of age, to be published in Spring 2013. All styles and forms are welcome. The winner will receive $500 and 25 free copies of the chapbook. The winner will not be required to become a member of the collective, though he or she must commit to giving three or four readings in the Greater Bay Area to support the chapbook. The final judge for the manuscripts will be Camille Dungy. See our guidelines on the Submissions Page.
Welcome to our new website, with the same address, and same beautiful books of poetry you have come to expect from Sixteen Rivers Press. We have a little more room to breathe in our new layout, and our blog and Readings & Events sections should be easier to find. Our new website was designed on a WordPress platform, which will allow our collective members to add content without having to know code or sophisticated website layout techniques.
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We’d like to thank our designer, Cathi Bosco, of Madison, Connecticut, who was able to intuit the look of our press and give us a new design that preserves but enlivens the spirit of our rivers logo.