Sixteen Rivers 2023 Book Launch

Sixteen Rivers Press is pleased to announce our two publications for 2023: Songbirds of the Nine Rivers, by Jospeh Zaccardi and All Tomorrow’s Train Rides, by Matthew M. Monte. Join us for the book launch. We’ll be at Book Passage in Corte Madera on April 2 at 4 PM. We can’t wait to see you!

The Art of Translation, Nov 6, 2022 at Dominican University

Join us for an afternoon of readings and conversation about poetry and translation with Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, Matthew Zapruder, Terry Ehret, Marjorie Agosin, Celeste Kostopoulos-Cooperman, and Nancy Morales. Go to our Events page and sign up on Eventbrite.

America, We Call Your Name Youth Poetry Reading

Join us to hear new poems of resistance and resilience by the six winners of the Sixteen Rivers Press Youth Poetry Contest! Six grand-prize winners of our national contest for teen poets will read their poems, plus the poems from our anthology, America, We Call Your Name, that inspired their work. Please register to receive…Read More

Spring Readings for 2021 Authors

Sun August 15: Poetry on Sundays featuring Stella Beratlis and Dane Cervine; 2 pm, hosted by Gary Thomas with open mic following featured readers. Zoom link: Sun August 29: Sixteen Rivers Presents Dane Cervine and Stella Beratlis, Please join us on Sunday, August 29, 3 PM in person, at the Northbrae Community Church, 941 The…Read More

Maya Khosla’s All the Fires of Wind and Light selected for 2020 PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award

PEN Oakland, called “The Blue Collar PEN” by The New York Times, is honoring Maya Khosla’s All the Fires of Wind and Light with the Josephine Miles Literary Award. PEN Oakland’s annual awards ceremony is scheduled to take place online via the Oakland Public Library Rockridge Branch on December 5, 2020, from 2PM-5PM PST. The…Read More

Dec 6: Sixteen Rivers Presents Faylita Hicks and James Cagney

Our Second Sixteen Rivers Presents Please join us on Sunday, December 6, at 3 p.m., for the second reading in our ongoing series, Sixteen Rivers Presents. Our featured poets are Faylita Hicks and James Cagney. Faylita Hicks is a poet, essayist, and interdisciplinary artist born in Gardena, CA, and raised in Central Texas.  Their work has been featured in Adroit, American Poetry Review, The…Read More