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Posted on May 27, 2016

Written River Issue #10

Written River Issue #10

Written-River-10-Cover-smIt is with great pleasure that we announce issue #10 of Written River for release on May 31st. This issue, which marks the 10th anniversary of Hiraeth Press, also marks a change in format and release schedule. Starting with issue #10, Written River will be released once annually in paperback format. Selected pieces will be available to read on writtenriver​.com, and the back issue will be archived as a downloadable PDF prior to the release of each subsequent issue. These changes have allowed us to produce a journal twice as long as our past publications. It’s a more filling meal. Issue #10 features thirty-​​three different poets and essayists, writing on a range of environmental topics. To give you a taste, our feature essays this issue are:

Return to the South Fork of Eagle River by Matthew Dickerson
The Salmon Forest by Susan Double
Tracking as a Way of Knowing by Sophia Sinopoulos-​​Lloyd
Chasing the Memory of a Naturalist in Baja California Sur by Aven Satre-​​Meloy
The Worsening Light of the Mind: Humanities and the Anthropocene by Maximilian Werner
How I Defied the White Man and Out-​​Foxed Fox by Michael Engelhard

Written River is a lit­er­ary jour­nal pub­lished by Hiraeth Press which focuses on poetry and non-​​​​​​fiction prose explor­ing nature and our rela­tion­ship to it. Published as an annual anthol­ogy, we strive to encour­age the dis­ci­pline of eco-​​​​​​poetics and return the voice of the poet to the body of the Earth. Eco-​​​​​​poetics is poetry in which the energy of the ecosys­tem flows through the poem, cre­at­ing a writ­ten river of words which ebbs with the cre­ativ­ity of the entire Earth commun­ity. Written River marks the con­flu­ence of many streams and many voices as they flow back into the nour­ish­ing ground of the water­shed.

Written River #10 will be available for purchase on May 31st from the Hiraeth Press store, Amazon​.com, or anywhere else books are sold.

We hope that you enjoy reading this issue as much as we have enjoyed producing it.

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