The 2River View 21.3 (Spring 2017)


Deborah Brown is coeditor of Lofty Dogmas: Poets on Poetics and co-translator of Last Voyage: Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli. Walking the Dog’s Shadow won the A. J. Poulin Jr. Award from BOA Editions and later won the New Hampshire Literary Award for Outstanding Book of Poetry.

Lauren M. Davis graduated from the University of Southern Maine with an MFA in poetry. Work from Women Bones has appeared in several literary journals.

Audrey Gidman received her BFA from the University of Maine—Farmington. She has been an editor for the Sandy River Review and released a broadside with Foxglove Press (2015). She was the 2016 recipient of Slippery Elm Poetry Prize. Her work can be found in the Sandy River Review, Slippery Elm, The Unrorean, and elsewhere.

James Harms is the author of nine books of poetry, including the forthcoming Rowing with Wings (Carnegie Mellon University Press). His distinctions include an NEA Fellowship and three Pushcart Prizes. His recent work appears in The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, The Missouri Review, Shenandoah, and The Southern Humanities Review.

L. I. Henley won the 2017 Perugia Press Prize for Starshine Road, her second full-length collection. She is the recipient of The Academy of American Poets University Award, The Duckabush Prize in Poetry, and The Orange Monkey Poetry Prize.

Lowell Jaeger is founding editor of Many Voices Press; editor of New Poets of the American West; the author of seven collections of poems, and, for promoting civil civic discourse, the recipient of the Montana Governor’s Humanities Award.

Richard Pacheco is a playwright, poet, artist, journalist, filmmaker, educator, and professional actor. He holds a BFA and an MFA from University of Massachusettes—Dartmouth. In 2015, Geography was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry.

Sarah Wetzel is the author of River Electric with Light, which won the 2013 AROHO Poetry Publication Prize; and Bathsheba Transatlantic, which won the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry (2010). 

Rodd Whelpley has work appearing or forthcoming in Antiphon, The Chagrin River Review, Driftwood Press, Eunoia Review, Literary Orphans, The Naugatuck River Review, Right Hand Pointing, Spillway, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Triggerfish Critical Review, and elsewhere.

Donald Zirilli has work in Antiphon, Art Times, Nerve Lantern, River Styx, Specs, and elsewhere. He was the editor of Now Culture and is currently a member of the Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow Gang.

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