The 2River View 21.2 (Winter 2017)


Lee Robison lives west of Paradise, Montana, with his wife and cat. His poems have appeared in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Owen Rister Review, Plains Poetry Journal, and San Fernando Poetry Review.

Ayla Fudala graduated in May 2016 from the University of Pennsylvania with majors in Environmental Studies and English. She has taught creative writing, worked at Penn’s Kelly Writers House, and edited for Symbiosis Magazine.

Paulette Guerin is building a tiny cabin in Arkansas and blogging about it at Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Glassworks, Main Street Rag, Stonecoast Review, and elsewhere. Her chapbook is Polishing Silver.

Kathryn Jacobs is editor of The Road Not Taken and a professor at Texas A & M—Commerce. Wedge Elephant was published last year by Karen Kelsay Press. Other poems have appeared in Measure, Mezzo Cammin, and elsewhere.

Babo Kamel is a winner of Lilith Magazine’s Charlotte Newberger Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Alligator Juniper, The Greensboro Review, Juniper, and Rust + Moth, and other poems are forthcoming in Painted Pride Quarterly.

Mary Kasimor has work in Big Bridge, Glasgow Review of Books, Nerve Lantern, 3 AM, Touch the Donkey, Yew Journal, and Otoliths. Her recent poetry collections are The Landfill Dancers (BlazeVox Books 2014) and Saint Pink (Moria Books 2015).

Mercedes Lawry has published poetry in such journals as Natural Bridge, Nimrod, Poetry, and Prairie Schooner. She has also published two chapbooks, most recently Happy Darkness, short fiction, essays, and stories and poems for children.
David Murchison has an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Arizona and an MA in Counseling Psychology from St. Mary's College of California. He is a recovering alcoholic, a dog lover, an active athlete, a student. His in-progress manuscript of poetry and prose is entitled On The Rocks... Shaken Not Stirred.

has an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Arizona and an MA in Counseling Psychology from St. Mary's College of California. He now teaches creative writing to at-risk youths, juvenile delinquents, and adult inmates.         

Mae Remme earned her MFA from the University of Alaska--Anchorage in 2015. Her work has recently appeared in Tethered by Letters and Word Riot. She lives at the end of the Sterling Highway with her friends and family in Alaska.

Jeanne Wagner is the winner of the 2016 Sow’s Ear Chapbook Prize. Other poems appear in Alaska Quarterly, The Cincinnati Review, Hayden’s Ferry, Shenandoah, and Southern Review. She is on the editorial board of the California Quarterly.

William Walsh teaches in the MFA program at Reinhardt University. His most recent collection of poems is Lost in the White Ruins. His work has appeared in AWP Chronicle, Five Points, The Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, North American Review, Rattle, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and elsewhere.

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