The 2River View 20.1 (Fall 2015)

New Poems by

Robert Nazarene founded MARGIE/The American Journal of Poetry and IntuiT House Poetry Series, for which he received a publishers' National Book Critics Circle award in poetry. His first volume Church (2006) is succeeded by Bird in the Street forthcoming in 2016. contact

Alison D. Moncrief Bromage has poems in Barrow Street, Denver Quarterly, Paris Review, and elsewhere. She is a writing tutor at Yale and lives in Stony Creek, Connecticut, with her husband and children. contact

Mario Duarte lives in Iowa City, Iowa, and is an alumnus of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He has poems in the Acentos Review, Palabra, Passages North, Slab, Steel Toe Review, and Yellow Medicine Review, among others; and a short story in Oddville Press, with another forthcoming in Huizache. contact

Christien Gholson is the author of the novel A Fish Trapped Inside the Wind (Parthian 2011) and On the Side of the Crow (Hanging Loose Press 2006; Parthian 2011). contact

Mark Jackley has poems in Fifth Wednesday, Sugar House Review, Tampa Review, Talking River, and other journals. His recent chapbook is Appalachian Night. Jackley lives in Sterling, Virginia. contact

John Leo has published poetry, essays, and fiction with Bareknuckle Poet and Untitled Publications. In 2014, he was featured as one of Untitled Publications' “Ten Emerging Artists You Need to Know.” He currently lives in Indianapolis, where he is hard at work on his drinking problem. contact

Rita Maria Martinez has poems in journals such as MiPOesias, The Notre Dame Review, and Ploughshares. In her forthcoming first book of poems, The Jane and Bertha in Me (Kelsay Books, 2016), Martinez revamps Charlotte Brontë's Gothic heroine with tattoos, fishnets, and modern feminism. contact

Erin Pringle-Toungate, originally from Illinois, now lives in the Northwest. Her first book of stories is The Floating Order (Two Ravens Press 2009). contact

Meaghan Quinn lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she teaches creative writing. She is working on her first manuscript and currently serves as the Associate Poetry Editor of The Tishman Review. Her poems have been published in Adrienne, The Free State Review, and Triggerfish Critical Review. contact

Betsy Fogelman Tighe has published widely in small literary magazines such as TriQuarterly and Verseweavers. Tighe works as a teacher—librarian in Portland, Oregon, where she lives happily with her two young adult children. contact

Richard Weaver lives in Baltimore, Maryland. His publications include New England Review, North American Review, and Poetry. His most recent publication is The Stars Undone (Duende Press). contact

Postcard Paintings by Franz Marc

King Jussufs Four Attendant DogsBluish Mythical CreatureThe Warhorse of Prince Jussuf

Franz Marc, a German print maker and artist, was considered to be one of the key figures of the Expressionist movement in Germany. Throughout 1913 and 1914, Marc painted a number of postcards for his close friends. Many of these postcards were often first versions of later paintings.