The Fourth River

Online Selections

Recent Features from The Fourth River:


“The Rocket” by Adam Tavel

“Neighbors on Elizabeth street” by Katharyn Howd Machan

“Lost in Manhattan” by Liz Dolan

“Daffodils One Sunday before Snow” by Shaun T. Griffin

“The Canyon” by Candace Black

“Light, Pinned and Singing” by Jessica Reed



“The Inevitable Snake,” by Sonja Crafts

“Rewilding” by Heidi Diehl

“Sweet Thang” by Sherrie Flick

“Woman in the Woods” by Adam Reger

“42°33′N 0°33′W” by Tina May Hall

“Wish You Were Here” by Geeta Kothari



“We Move the Chicken Coop: Chickens Inform the Creative Mind” by Sherry A. Rind



Pirhouettes and Courage |An Interview with Daniel Duane

Telling Two Stories in One Breath |An Interview with Tyehimba Jess

Monsters, Video Games, and Design | An Interview with Rebecca King

Where the Lion is also the Lion Tamer: An Interview with Salgado Maranhão and Alexis Levitin

“Mormons, Academia, and Romantic Poets”: An Interview with Lisa Heiserman Perkins

“Maps and Legends”: An Interview with Hillary Wentworth

“The Science of Inspiration”: An Interview with Aubrey Hirsch

“In the Flow”: An Interview with Evan Morgan Williams

“Pittsburgh and Poetry”: An Interview with Jackie Bartley

“Branching Out”: An Interview with Adam Reger

“Wolves, Language Acoustics, and Exhaustion”: An Interview with Matt Bell

“Where the Music Happens”: an Interview with Judith Vollmer

“Goats and Genre and Getting Closer to the Truth”: an Interview with Brad Kessler


Blog  Posts

April 8, 2013: Spring/Birds/Poetry by Linda M. Robertson

“What Will Compare With It?” A Guest Blog Post by David Salner


Book Reviews

Of Red-tailed Hawks and Earth Writing: Earth Works by Scott Russell Sanders

Adventures in Insomnia: Stay Awake by Dan Chaon

Beauty and Damage: Miraculum by Ruth L. Schwartz

Absence and Reclamation: Theft by B.K. Loren

Dangerous Landscapes: Solecism by Rosebud Ben-Oni