So happy to announce that Geeta Kothari has joined the masthead for the fall, 2018 semester and will be editing our Tributaries web feature. There is no fee to submit to Tributaries, so please send her your best work! 1
By Alyssa Guelcher for The Fourth River Born in 1957, Li-Young Lee has written a vast collection of poetry that is quiet, thoughtful, complex, and very much focused on the minutiae, on complementary and contradictory forces, on the yin
~DEADLINE DECEMBER 31, 2018~ Genre: Poetry Judge: Allison Joseph Entry fee: $15 The winning entry will be published as a 10-15-page feature in our fall, 2019 online issue. The author will also receive a cash prize of $500, and a
We are thrilled to welcome Robert Yune to The Fourth River as guest fiction editor for the fall semester! Robert has long been a friend of magazine, and will be selecting work for our Spring 2019 print issue. Robert Yune
Mia Ayumi Malhotra is the author of ISAKO ISAKO (Alice James Books, 2018), winner of the 2017 Alice James Award. She received her MFA from the University of Washington and is a Kundiman and VONA/Voices Fellow. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Listen to Mia read two poems from her collection ISAKO ISAKO that appeared in our DISPLACEMENT issue, and talk to us about her project.
By Sarah A. Chavez in this room; behind the computer, is a wall of windows. It is on the second story and rarely does anyone look in, though I am always looking out. The view is so different than
By Allen M. Price We are standing in the back hall of our house on Toledo Avenue, me, my mother, and my father; my dog, Lady is asleep underneath of the table in the kitchen adjacent to us. There
By Shaun Turner Bette wrung the white cotton tees out into her big iron wash bucket then pinned them to the line with a set of rusty clothespins as she watched the bloody pigeon land hard at one of