The 2River View 20.2 (Winter 2016)


Randolph Bridgeman is the recipient of the Edward T. Lewis Poetry Prize from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He has four books of poems: South of Everywhere, Mechanic on Duty, The Odd Testament, and The Poet Laureate of Cracker Town. The Ugly American is forthcoming in 2016. contact

Hannah Bessinger holds an MFA in poetry from North Carolina State University. Her work has appeared in These Fragile Lilacs, THRUSH Poetry Journal, and The Southern Poetry Anthology Volume V: Georgia. contact

Robert Clinton holds an MFA from Goddard College. His poems have appeared in The Antioch Review, Hanging Loose, and Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Sarabande Books published Taking Eden in 1998. contact

Lenny DellaRocca has previously appeared here at 2River, and other recent poems have appeared in Albatross, Chiron Review, Mad Hatters Review, and The Potomac. His chapbook The Sleep Talker has recently been published by Nightballet Press. contact

Clark Holtzman lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His poems here in 2River are from his in-progress manuscript The Fool’s Alphabet, a collection of 70 poems arranged alphabetically from A to Z. contact

Michael Meyerhofer is the poetry editor of The Atticus Review. His most recent collection of poetry is What To Do If You’re Buried Alive (Split Lip Press). website • .contact

Karen June Olson was recently selected to participate in the 4th annual juried Poetry Writing Workshop with Marge Piercy. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Mas Tequila Review and UCity Review. Olson lives in Webster Groves, Missouri. contact

Corey Smith holds an MFA from Wichita State University. He now lives in Wichita, where he teaches high school English. His poems and short stories have appeared in numerous small press magazines. contact

Ellen Stone teaches at Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her poems have appeared recently in Dunes Review, Gravel Mag, Passages North, and elsewhere. The Solid Living World won the 2013 Michigan Writers Cooperative Press chapbook contest. contact

Scott H. Urban lives and writes in southeastern Ohio, where he works in youth rehabilitation. His most recent poetry collection is God's Will (Mad Rush Press) and his latest anthology appearance is in Every River on Earth (Ohio University Press). contact

Rachel Weber has been teaching English for 11 years at Sachem High School East on Long Island, New York and is a graduate student in Applied Linguistics at Columbia University. contact

Scenes of Winter

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