June 2019

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BIG WALT! It’s hard to believe it’s merely coincidence that Pride Month immediately follows Walt’s birthday. (In fact, Pride’s month commemorates the “Stonewall riots” of June 1969, when gay men fought back against ongoing police harrassment and raids at the Stonewall Inn, NYC.) Walt did not present himself as a gay man in … Read more

May 2019

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BIG WALT! In honor of Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday on May 31, Circling Rivers is offering signed copies of the paperback With Walt Whitman, Himself, by Jean Huets, for $30 (regular price is $34.99), with free shipping to US addresses. Get it here. Of the book, Bryan Monte of New Amsterdam Quarterly says, “With Walt Whitman, Himself is … Read more

March 2019

COMING SOON Alcestis in the Underworld, by Nina Murray  Pre-order Alcestis in the Underworld at Circling Rivers! We’ll ship your order by April 19 (free to US addresses) — let’s see if the US Post Office can beat the April 23 publication date to your door! If you’re in Richmond, VA, you can get a signed … Read more

November 2018

UPCOMING EVENTS Jean Huets (and a couple dozen other RVA authors) will sign books Sunday, December 16th from 2-5, at Chop Suey’s bookfair, Brew Ho Ho, at Hardywood Brewery in Richmond, VA. Shop books and drink (beer, cider or soft) to live music by The Rhythmasters with Coby Batty. The event is very family friendly, with kids’ … Read more

September 2018

October 2018 Book Releases WHO TOUCHES THIS, by Robert Hazel. Introduction by Wendell Berry “Robert Hazel has written poems that stand, not only apart, but high and alone.” — Wendell Berry “Robert Hazel has a mind that could perhaps be described as ‘rude.’ Instead of polishing the shoes of the American dream or shrieking at it, … Read more

November 2017

May your holidays be warm and loving, with many hours of reading joy! UPCOMING EVENTS DECEMBER 10: Jean Huets (with a whole bunch of other writers) will be signing The Bones You Have Cast Down at indie bookseller Chop Suey Books Brew Ho-ho, Sunday, Dec 10, 2-5 pm, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, RVA. more info … Read more

April 2017

Loplop in a Red City, by Kenneth Pobo Loplop‘s release date of May 16 approaches! To celebrate the release, Circling Rivers will publish (free) on-line several poems from Loplop, illustrated with reproductions of the artworks that inspired them, along with Kenneth’s thoughts on why that artwork, why that poem. We’ll send the link to you in … Read more