Authors The 2River View, 9.4 (Summer 2005)
Anna Evans was born in the UK but now lives in New Jersey, where she is raising two daughters and a dog. Her poems have recently appeared in The Absinthe Literary Review, Exit 13, Light Quarterly, and Verse Libre Quarterly. She is editor of The Barefoot Muse.

Judy Kronenfeld loves to teach creative writing at the University of California—Riverside, but is thinking of retirement nevertheless. Her recent and forthcoming publications include Free Lunch, Portland Review, and the chapbook Ghost Nurseries (Finishing Line Press, 2005).

Elizabeth Laborde teaches English and creative writing at a high school in northern California. Her writing is influenced by the landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and southern California. Notable publications include 42opus.

Stephen Newton is an assistant professor of English and director of the Writing Center at William Paterson University. His poetry and prose appear in journals such as Pig Iron and Tattoo Highway.

Tara J. Pearson holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. She currently teaches writing and theatre at a public urban high school in Los Angeles.

Catherine Perry recently resumed the writing life, having spent the last decade raising children, earning a living in academia, and growing organic vegetables.

Jayne Pupek is author of the chapbook Primitive (Pudding House). Her first novel is being published by Algonquin Press.

Thomas Reynolds teaches at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. His poems have appeared in Alabama Literary Revew, American Western Magazine, New Delta Review, and Pedestal Magazine.

Cheryl Wood Ruggiero lives, teaches, and writes in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. Her poems and fiction are forthcoming in CALYX, Potion, and Wolf Moon Press Journal.

JeFF Stumpo is co-founder and co-editor of Big Tex[t]; founder and host of Javashock, the Brazos Valley's poetry slam; and author of the chapbook El Oceano y La Serpiente / The Ocean and the Serpent.

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