ALONG THESE RIVERS
The inspiration to produce (this collection) springs from the sense that something wonderful is happening in the area of expression at this time, in this place…The reason for assembling the collection reflects an equation, aspects of which concern time, place and people…

So I wrote in the introduction to Living Inland, an anthology of poetry and photography by women, published in 1989

The factors present then are even more abundantly with us today: we are alive in a place of civility, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, now in 2008, our city’s 250th anniversary year, and this time around, in Along These Rivers, our intent is to be more completely representational...

From the Introduction to Along These Rivers
Edited by JUDITH R. ROBINSON & MICHAEL WURSTER




Image: Philip Pearlstein, Greenfield Hazelwood, From Along These Rivers