Today, Nov. 7, New Rivers Press celebrates its 45th Birthday Bash & Book Launch. Refreshments and live music. Free and open to the public.

6:45 p.m. doors open, acoustic guitar music by Karl Bakkum
7:05 p.m. authors read from their 2013 publications
8:15 p.m. music by Cat Sank Trio
9:00 p.m. the end of our birthday & book launch party

The Rourke Museum
521 Main Avenue

2013 Authors:

Madelyn Camrud (North Dakota): Oddly Beautiful (her second collection of poetry to be published with New Rivers Press; Camrud’s first collection, This House is Filled with Cracks, was our 61st MVP prizewinner!)

Sian Griffiths (Utah): Borrowed Horses (debut novel!)

David Haynes (Texas): A Star in the Face of the Sky (7th novel!–his 3rd novel to be published with New Rivers Press. Haynes is a two-time winner of our MVP prize: 55th MVP prize for Right By My Side [soon to be released as an e-book] and the 72nd MVP prizewinner for Heathens)

Kathryn Levy (New York): Reports (Levy’s second collection of poetry, following the success of Losing the Moon)

Joe Stracci (Connecticut): Whitney (MVP winner in prose, 2011, and Stracci’s first published novel)

Bradford Tice (Nebraska): Rare Earth (MVP winner in poetry, 2011, and debut poetry collection)