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

-Stephen Elliott, author of The Adderral Diaries

"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

"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

"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

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

-Stephen Elliott

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


-Todd Dayton, MetroACTIVE

"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

"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

Volume 20.2, 2014

Cover Art Joshua Dudley Greer Interview Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award Winner: Nada Gordon Poetry + Fiction Albert Abonado, Dan Alter, Todd Balazic, Phillip Barron, Marc Berman, Denise Calhoun, J.R. Carpenter, Tia Clark, Chella Courington, Aran Donovan, Andrea England, Zachary Evans, Bryan Furuness, Nathan Gale, Nada Gordon, Holly Hendin, Mary Hickman, Paul Hoover, James Jay, Andrew Joron, L.S. Klatt, Sarah Levine, Jodie Liedke, Sara Lupita Olivares, Rebecca Macijeski, K. Silem Mohammad,...

Beast Crawl Presents: Eleven Eleven and Fourteen Hills

On July 12, 2014, Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl will hold its third annual free literary festival featuring more than a hundred writers in a single night, spread out over three hours and numerous local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and...



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Beast Crawl Presents: Eleven Eleven and Fourteen Hills

Please join us on July 12th for Leg 3 of Beast Crawl 2014 at Soja Mind/Body in Oakland!