HP: Mystery & Imagination Bookshop

This hidden gem is a MUST-VISIT located in Glendale, California. If you happen to be in eastern LA County, stop by and get lost in their amazing collection of rare […]

Writer’s Wednesday: Setting It Up

  Writer’s Wednesday with Chase Ambler   Setting It Up Take any short scene you have lying around and place it in three different settings that are drastically different. Notice how much […]

Writing Comedy

By Emily Alvarez I love writing comedy. I love to laugh and I equally love making other people laugh. It’s so uplifting and can turn a horrible day into one […]

Hemidactylus Frenatus

 A poem by Chase Ambler He called me Chichak, watched me hunt around the light bulb. He inspected ceilings, walls, closet doors, and found no ropes, no wires, no strings— […]

Writer’s Wednesday: Spice Up Your Conversations

  Writer’s Wednesday with Chase Ambler Spice Up Your Conversations Next time you’re within earshot of a conversation have a listen, but don’t eavesdrop for content instead listen as a writer. Listen […]

Barnes & Noble Review: Girl at War

If you grew up in the nineties like me, then you probably are not familiar with the conflict that arose in the Balkan region of Europe during that time period. […]

October Brass by Nicholas Trandahl

Chester Niklasson was going to play music for his mother, as he did once or twice a month. It was a routine that the man of thirty had dutifully practiced […]

Inquisitive: Part 16

By Hassan Izzo I sighed with relief as I collapsed down onto my bed. God it feels good to be home. I felt mentally exhausted. “Seven days. It’s incredible. I […]

Two Poems by Tahel Frosh

When you read or listen to a poem in the native tongue it was created in, the magic is beyond any comparison. Israeli author Tahel Frosh is a hidden gem […]

Tuk-Tuk

 A poem by Chase Ambler   A few baht admits you to the piercing gasoline stench, the waft of grilled meat through smoke, the air hanging with water, the orchids […]

Writer’s Wednesday: Rephrasing Juliet

Hi Rams! We are launching a new weekly series with our beloved poet Chase Ambler revolving around writing exercises. Each week, Chase will present a new writing exercise fresh off […]

Memorial Day: A Day of Rememberance

If you are from the USA, you know the meaning behind our “three day weekend”. Memorial Day is a day dedicated to remembering those who served in our armed forces […]

Inquisitive: Part 15

By Hassan Izzo I stood up again. “What happened to the girl?” “She rejected the opportunity to become an agent for our mission out of hand.” “So, what happened to […]

Author Interview: Nicholas Trandahl

We feel so honored at River Ram Press to be working with Nicholas Trandahl. His style of writing is very rare to find these days and his fresh take on […]

Thursday Tracks

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ I remember riding the Light Rail one day and really noticing some of the monochromatic landscapes that it passes through. The only […]

Colors in Descent by Nicholas Trandahl

They had once been young lovers, but now they were no longer young. During the summer their twenties had both given way to their thirties, a fresh new decade that […]