Wednesday, October 19, 2005

I am better live

Taller, than you thought. Funny. Smiling. I have twice been described as : Exactly how I imagined. Once described as: Not at all what I thought from your poems, thank god.


Hair of many colors, mostly blonde and brown. Ridiculous shoes, if she can catch a taxi. Smaller than life. Soft-voiced. See?

14 Hills Vol. 11.2 Literary Journal Reading


Valencia Street Books
569 Valencia Street
San Francisco
(between 16th and 17th in the Mission)

Wine and cheese provided.

Alison Stine, Erin Brooks Worley, Anne Clifford, & Elizabeth Treadwell

Alison Stine is the author of a chapbook of poems, Lot of My Sister (Kent State University Press), and is a first-year Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, The Antioch Review, Gulf Coast, Swink, and others, and have twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize

Anne Clifford's short stories have appeared in Hayden's Ferry Review, Get Off My Wagon, and Waterfall, and have been performed by a Los Angeles theater company. In 2004, she won an AWP first prize for fiction and received her MFA from the University of San Francisco. She lives in Albany, California, where she works as a grant writer for non-profit organizations.

Elizabeth Treadwell's books include the poetry collections Chantry (Chax Press) and LILYFOIL + 3 (O Books), both 2004. Her work in this issue is from a new manuscript titled Wardolly, other parts of which appear in Pom2 and Bay Area Poetics. Treadwell earned her MFA at SFSU in 1997, has worked as director of Small Press Traffic in San Francisco since 2000, and lives with her husband and daughter in her hometown of Oakland. For further information, please see:

Erin Brooks Worley earned her MFA from Syracuse University. Her fiction has appeared in the Indiana Review, The Gettysburg Review, and Ninth Letter. Currently, she lives in San Francisco, where she is completing a collection of linked short stories.