the rivers of it, abridged

New York City skyline at night the rivers of it, abridged

Fall 2011


ISSN 1542-3123


Beyond the Sea

"Beyond the Sea"

he knows his choices. to look through the window out
to where a god is walking — the place where sunlight
meets the sea — or to become the window. we honor
him when we use him freely. ie gaze through windows…
"A Savior of Men," George Wallace








Friday, April 13th, 7:00 pm

James Ragan, Christopher Merrill, Nathalie Handel and Meena Alexander
Theresa Lang Community & Student Center
Arnhold Hall
55 West 13th Street/ 2nd floor
The New School, NYC
FREE Admission


Saturday, April 14th, 1:00 pm

BigCityLit Reading
Flàvia Rocha and James Ragan
The Bloomingdale branch of The New York Public Library
150 West 100th Street b/t Amsterdam & Columbus
Host: Nick Johnson
Free Admission


Tract 187 Culture Clatch

Reading and musical event series
Features & open mike
Host: Ronnie Norpel
Ding Dong Lounge, 929 Columbus Ave.
@ 106th St. (B/C/#1 to 103)
Price: FREE! Happy Hour til 8!
When: 6:30 pm-9:00 pm, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays Live stream starts at 7:00 pm


Sunday Best Reading Series

Performances by fiction writers, poets, dramatists, memoir writers and spoken-word composers
The Lounge at Hudson View Gardens
Pinehurst Avenue and 183rd Street, New York, NY
Sunday Best Curator, Patrizia Eakins, 212-923-7800, x1342


The Same


Call for submissions: Spring 2012

(Note: List is not restrictive nor preclusive of other themes.)
Epigrams; Moving/Motion; Dust; Corridors; Insects; Cemeteries; Smoking; Infanticide; Surrealism; Timepieces; Kites; Suicide; 'Lovesick'; Hands and Gloves; Wells; Windmills; and Small Town Wherewithal.  (Bolding indicates features which are scheduled to appear very soon.)
Consult Submissions for guidelines, Masthead for editorial policy.
Please query first on articles over 750 words.