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The 2River View 15.4 (Summer 2011)
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Contributors

Lane Falcon recently received her MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has been published in 2River View, 42opus, Holly Rose Review, SOFTBLOW, and elsewhere.

Lisa Bellamy studies poetry with Philip Schultz at The Writers Studio, where she also teaches. Her poems have appeared in Cimarron Review, Massachusetts Review, The Sun, and TriQuarterly. In 2008, she won the Fugue Poetry Prize.

Thomas Cochran was raised in Haynesville, Louisiana. He has written two novels, Roughnecks (Harcourt) and Running the Dogs (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). His non-fiction and poetry have appeared in Oxford American and Rattle. A schoolteacher, he lives with his wife in northwest Arkansas.

Chris Crittenden writes in a Maine spruce forest, fifty miles from the nearest traffic light. He is widely published, and blogs as Owl Who Laughs.

Kip Knott is the author of three poetry chapbooks: The Weight of Smoke (Bottom Dog Press), Everyday Elegies (Pudding House), and Whisper Gallery (Mudlark).

David Kutz-Marks holds an MFA from Columbia University. Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review Online, Ozone Park Journal, Tryst, and elsewhere. Kutz-Marks lives in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, and teaches at King's College and Marywood University.

Andrew C. McCall is an assistant professor of biology at Denison University (Ohio), where he takes a special interest in plants and insects. He writes poetry when he is able, and also enjoys arm wrestling, running, fiddling, and taking apart watches.

Louis McKee has had poems recently in American Poetry Review, 5 A.M., Verse Wisconsin, and elsewhere. His books include Near Occasions of Sin (Cynic), Still Life (FootHills), and Marginalia (Adastra), a translations of monastic poems from the Old Irish. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Michelle Meier is a writer, teacher and artist from New York City. She holds a BA in Art History and an MFA in Photography and Related Media. She is currently completing her first collection of poems.

Dariel Suarez is an MFA candidate at Boston University. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Coachella Review, JMWW, SmokeLong Quarterly, and Versal. He is currently completing a collection of stories set in his native country as well as a poetry chapbook.

David Allen Sullivan teaches literature and film at Cabrillo College, in Santa Cruz, California. His first book, Strong-Armed Angels, was published by Hummingbird Press, and two of its poems were read on The Writer's Almanac. Devil's Messengers—multiple voices dealing with the Iraq war—is forthcoming from Main Street Rag.

Art by Jackie Skrzynski

Yellow Moon

Yellow Moon

Sacred and Profane Tubers

Sacred and Profane Tubers

Woman Growing Beets

Woman Growing Beets

Jackie Skrzynski teaches drawing and painting at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Her art has been exhibited at Ramapo College, The University of Arkansas, Georgia State College and University, and Columbia College. The images here are from her series of Vanities. contact website

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