The 2River View 16.3 (Spring 2012)


Victoria Anderson directs the Writing Program at Loyola University in Chicago. Her poems have appeared in Agni, Cortland Review, Gulf Coast, and Mississippi Review. Vorticity, her second book of poems, is forthcoming from Mammoth Press.

Christina Antipa, a songwriter who lives and works in California, has composed and recorded four albums. A poet, too, she is now editing a collection of poems written in Seattle, Washington, from 2005 to 2007.

Katie Berta, an Ohio native living in Tempe, Arizona, is a recent graduate of Arizona State’s MFA program.

David Ebenbach has appeared here at 2River and elsewhere at The Beloit Poetry Journal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Subtropics. Between Camelots (U. of Pittsburgh Press) won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize.

Shirley Glubka, a retired psychotherapist, is the author of Green Surprise of Passion: Writings of a Trauma Therapist. Her poetry has appeared in h.o.m.e. Words, Narramissic Notebook, Puckerbrush Review, Seems, and Sinister Wisdom.

Howie Good is the author Dreaming in Red. Proceeds from the the sale of the book go to a crisis center. His chapbooks include The Devil’s Fuzzy Slippers (Flutter Press) and Personal Myths (Writing Knights Press).

D. Lifland has been published in Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Compass Rose, descant, Iodine Poetry Journal, Red Cedar Review, and The South Carolina Review.

Jo McDougall, a native of Arkansas, now lives in Kansas City. Her five books of poetry include, most recently, Dirt and Satisfied with Havoc (Autumn House Press) and the chapbook Under an Arkansas Sky (Tavern Books). Daddy’s Money: a Memoir of Farm and Family was published in 2011 by the U. of Arkansas Press.

Linda McCullough Moore is the author of the short story collection This Road Will Take Us Closer to the Moon and the novel The Distance Between.

Laurence O’Dwyer won the 2005 Hennessy New Irish Writing Award for poetry. He holds a PhD in paradigms of memory formation from Trinity College Dublin and is a research fellow at Goethe University.

Sally Van Doren curates the Sunday Poetry Series for the St. Louis Poetry Center. Sex at Noon Taxes (LSU Press) won the 2008 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. Her next collection, Possessive, is forthcoming from LSU Press in fall 2012. “Preposition” is featured as an animated film in the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Everywhere.

Art by Endi Poskovic

Endi Poskovic is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, most recently from the John D. Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center (2010) and The Open Studio Centre, Canada (2009 and 2008). His graphic works are in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and elsewhere. Poskovic teaches at the University of Michigan, holding a dual appointment in the School of Art and Design and the Center for Russian and East European Studies. contact