Interview by Stephanie A. Vega, Assistant Editor, The Fourth River On October 18th, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Melanie Brown Lecture Series with the visit to Chatham of acclaimed writer Amy Bloom. The Melanie Brown Lecture
Interview by Kim Hambright, Assistant Editor, The Fourth River Philip Terman’s books of poetry include The Torah Garden (2011), Rabbis of the Air (2007), Book of the Unbroken Days (2005) and The House of Sages (1998). More recent publications
~OPENS NOVEMBER 1, 2016~ Genre: Poetry Judge: Natalie Diaz Entry fee: $15 The winning entry will be published as a 10-15-page feature in our fall online issue. The author will also receive a cash prize of $500, a subscription to
By Michelle Sinclair, for The Fourth River Bonnie Jo Campbell sat down with me in the Boardroom of the Gatehouse on a snowy February evening to discuss books, her farm, and the significance of natural landscapes in writing. Bonnie
We were in the tall grasses creeping on finches when we seen mama run down the slope in her Sunday finest and throw herself in the creek. Papa stood there scratching at his hair like he was fixing a nest
By Jelle Cauwenberghs A group of children sat huddled like a raft of survivors around a small island tidal with shards of green glass and pottery, their feet behind a stockade of twigs. The sea was left to their imagination.