Wednesday, October 24, 2012

delatte/kari/hembree river 10.30.12

Anne Delatte recently graduated from LSU with a BA in English/Creative Writing. Her poems have appeared in delta journal, and she is currently working on various projects of language and poesy in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans area.

Jackie Kari is a poet, translator, and amateur printmaker. Her work has appeared in The Cambridge Literary Review, Lana Turner, RealPoetik, and elsewhere. A chapbook of translations is forthcoming from Sardines Press.

Carolyn Hembree’s debut collection, Skinny, was recently published by Kore Press. Individual poems have appeared in Colorado Review, DIAGRAM, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, jubilat, and Witness, among other journals and anthologies. Kore Press published her debut collection, Skinny, in 2012.  Her poetry has received three Pushcart Prize nominations, a PEN Writers Grant, a Southern Arts Federation Grant, and a Louisiana Division of the Arts Fellowship Award in Literature. Before completing her MFA, she found employment as a cashier, housecleaner, cosmetics consultant, telecommunicator, actor, receptionist, paralegal, coder, and freelance writer. Carolyn grew up in Tennessee and Alabama. She teaches at the University of New Orleans.
Skinny by Carolyn Hembree

Monday, October 15, 2012


join us tuesday 10/16, 8 PM @ Boudreaux & Thibodeaux's for an evening of RIVERCOURSE with some of our favorite river-regulars:

carrie causey, whose chapbook is forthcoming from Ampersand Books

ben lowenkron, author of Preacher's Blues (Ampersand Books 2009)

eric elliott, author of The Graves We Dig (Ampersand Books 2011)

christopher shipman, co-author of Romeo's Ugly Nose (Allography Press 2012) with Benjamin Cockfield, Super Poems (Kattywompus 2012) with DeWitt Brinson, and author of Human-Carrying Flight Technology (BlazeVOX 2011).

vincent cellucci, river-founder, author of An Easy Place / To Die (CityLit Press 2011) & editor of  
Fuck Poems: An Exceptional Anthology (Lavender Press 2012)

Monday, October 1, 2012

River "bye" week 10.2.12

like every well-oiled machine, this writing series must cool its jets from time to time.

in honor of this "cold" snap, take to your warm, warm beds tomorrow night ... for poetry-making.

not to worry: this is a "bye" week, not a bye bye. 

the river returns October 16 w/ fabulous readers & familiar faces. same river time (8:00, 10/16), same river place (boudreaux & thibodeaux's).