The 2River View
Brenda Harrison Bell is a native Texan who has lived most of her life in her home state. She grew up in Fort Worth where she attended Texas Wesleyan University for her undergraduate work. Her doctorate is from the University of South Carolina. Since 1968 she has taught at the institution formerly known as East Texas State University, which is now Texas A&M-Commerce. Her teaching interests are in nineteenth and twentieth century British literature with a special obsession for the literature of World War I. Her favorite contemporary poets are Sharon Olds, Marge Piercy, and Peter Meinken. This is her first appearance in 2River. Other publications include poems in Sleepy Tree and Sulphur River.
The 2River View, 1_2 (Winter 1997)