Wild River Founders Joy Stocke and Kimberly Nagy Honored as Difference Makers
How a Literary Magazine Grew Into a Publishing Business
When Joy Stocke and Kim Nagy first met for coffee in 2005, neither could have predicted how their futures would merge. Fueled by a passionate conversation about literature and more important, the power of stories to heal and transform, Stocke and Nagy—writers, editors, dedicated entrepreneurs and busy mothers—felt an instant kinship over the impact stories can make in every sector—and the craft it takes to tell them well.
Front Page News – Finding Life after Print
News from Wild River Books: Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines
Wild River Books to Publish The Megabuilders of Queenston Park
For Immediate Release: Anatolian Days and Nights
Home and the High Road: Wild River Announces Finalists and Award-Winning Proverbs
Princeton professor emeritus takes tongue-in-cheek approach in novel about local real estate
Is the huge house going up next to your little rancher built to please someone whose dream home has more in common with the Taj Mahal than with a cozy cabin in the woods? When the modest, older house next door was torn down, was it replaced by a home that towered a story-and-a-half over yours, blocking the sunlight and replacing it with a mammoth shadow?
You are not alone.
Wild River River Celebrates Intelligent TV—YouTube Launch of The Paul Holdengräber TV Show and More
WRITING WEEKEND: Wild River Review and Minerva’s B&B presents the “I have no time to write” Weekend
Stoutsburg Cemetery Association book project
Wild River Books: Surprise Encounters by Scott McVay
Every Family Has a Story: Announcing Contest Winners
Drumroll, please… We are pleased to announce the grand prizewinner for Wild River Review’s “Every Family has a Story” contest.
Wild River Books: Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines by Mark Lyons, Named Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015
Margaret Atwood selects English novelist Naomi Alderman as her protégé
Pen Your Own Proverb Contest, March 2012
Wild River Review and Wild River Books Celebrates the Publication of Anatolian Days and Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses, and Saints and Announces its First-Ever "Pen Your Own Proverb Contest" Joy E. Stocke and Angie Brenner Capture the Heart and Soul of Contemporary Turkey on a 10-Year Odyssey through One of the World's Most Fascinating and Misunderstood Countries. March 2012
Rumi Comes to Tribeca and PEN World Voices Festival
Rumi Comes to Tribeca and PEN World Voices Festival: Anatolian Days & Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey
As part of the seven-day PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, Wild River Review Editor-in-Chief Joy E. Stocke and West Coast Editor Angie Brenner will be in the heart of TriBeCa at Double-Knot Gallery on Saturday, May 5, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm to debut their memoir: Anatolian Days & Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses, and Saints.
Wild River Review and Wild River Books Celebrates the Publication of Anatolian Days and Nights
Wild River Review, will release Anatolian Days and Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses, and Saints on March 1, 2012. Stocke, the editor-in-chief of Wild River Review, and Brenner, the magazine's west coast editor, weave stories about their interactions with people from every walk of life from Istanbul to the borders of Syria, Iran, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, and Greece.
Daring Collaborations: Rolex and The New York Public Library
Rolex and The New York Public Library Special WRR interviews with Director of Live from the NYPL, Paul Holdengräber and Protégé, Poet and Princeton University English professor, Tracy K. Smith among others. All through the weekend of November 10th, LIVE from the NYPL features programs with master artists including Gilberto Gil, Jessye Norman, Peter Sellars, Anish Kapoor, and Brian Eno. Nov. 8, 2011
Composing A Further Life – Mary Catherine Bateson in Celebration of the New Middle Age
On December 6, 2010, the online magazine Wild River Review and Labyrinth Books gathered an extraordinary panel of women and men in conversation and celebration of what anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson calls in her new book, Composing a Further Life, the exuberant possibilities of a new stage of the life cycle—Adulthood II. As our life spans have increased, Bateson, daughter of anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, sees late middle age as an “improvisational art form calling for imagination and willingness to learn.” Nov. 1, 2010
Wild River Review Launches Open Borders: Stories of Immigrants in their Own Words
Wild River Review announces the release of a digital storytelling project: Open Borders:Stories of Immigrants In Their Own Voices, co-edited by Manuel Portillo and Mark Lyons, co-directors of the Philadelphia Storytelling Project. Oct. 13, 2009
Wild River Books Publishes Still Travels: Three Long Poems
Wild River Review announces the launch of its imprint Wild River Books with the publication of cultural philosopher and poet, William Irwin Thompson's Still Travels: Three Long Poems, a masterwork interweaving his role as social philosopher and cultural critic with his lifelong devotion to poetry.. Thompson is the 1986 winner of the Oslo International Poetry Festival Award. His acclaimed nonfiction books include At the Edge of HIstory and Passages about Earth and The Time Falling Bodies take to Light.
2006 Press Releases
10/16/06: Life and Times of Orhan Pamuk, Nobel-Prize Winner
10/5/06: Free Speech Challenged Again in Turkey — October 5th Trials
9/28/06: Wild River Review's Exclusive Interview with Donald Hall — 14th U.S. Poet Laureate
9/06/06: Wild River Review celebrates Quark Park — Where Science Meets Art
8/01/06: New Bloggers Join WRR — Live from Lebanon and the Long View on the Mideast
6/21/06: Wild River Review Releases Mystery and Imagination Issue
4/27/06: Wild River Review Files for Extension of National Poetry Month
4/18/06: Wild River Review Invites Submissions to "Fake Memoir" Contest
3/22/06: New Online Magazine Takes Closer Look at Turkish Writers and Artists
2/28/06: The Wild River Review Launches and Talented Young Writers Triumph