"Fourteen Hills is something of a collage itself, boasting a variety of talented writers from San Francisco and from around the world."

- Jennifer Gommol, NewPages.com

"Smart, quirky, literate, every piece in this journal gives the reader a juicy nugget to sink their teeth into, and something meaty that sticks to the mind's ribs."

-David Henry Sterry, Author of Master of Ceremonies and New York Times Bestseller Chicken

"Beautifully designed, impeccably edited, Fourteen Hills is one of those handful of literary journals doing the important work of keeping American writing alive and new."

-George Saunders

"Blends the traditional academic litmag with experimental writing in a slick, well-produced journal."


-Todd Dayton, MetroACTIVE

"Fourteen Hills might just as aptly be titled 'Fourteen Styles,' such a broad spectrum of approaches to narrative and poetics does it present."

-Mark Cunningham, NewPages.com

"I love Fourteen Hills. If there were more journals like this we could save the world."

-Stephen Elliott, author of The Adderral Diaries

"That Fourteen Hills is able to consistently put together books full of quality and grace always astonishes me."

-Stephen Elliott

"Much of the poetry of Fourteen Hills is written in the finest tradition of San Francisco's language poets, wrestling with theory while traveling the depths of idealism and despair."

-Mary McMillan, Poet Laureate of Lake County, California - Author of This Wanting

Niagara Transnational

"Sarah Heady's NIAGARA TRANSNATIONAL is an epic American travelogue, but don't expect mythic vistas and fruited plains. Heady, our 21st-century Virgil, propels us with gutsy, erotic, punky aplomb into the rusted waste and sugary spoils of the last century... In Heady's newborn folk song we hear the traveler who resists being fully a stranger, as if true wandering can only take place at home on familiar roads. And as readers we too come to own this place—'wrecking ball//verify me.'" —Barbara...

2014 Gina Berriault Award

Fourteen Hills is thrilled to announce the winner of the Gina Berriault Award: Ella Leffland. This event is set for April 16th, 2014, at The Poetry Center, located at San Francisco State University 1600 Holloway Ave, 5th Floor Room 512, San...



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Fourteen Hills 19.2 Release Party

Please join us for the launch of issue 19.2 at Verdi Club on May 15th!