The 2River View 26.2 (Winter2022)


Amanda Hartzell holds an MFA from Emerson College in Boston. Her work has appeared in High Shelf Press, The Knicknackery, New Letters (where she is a past winner of the Alexander Patterson Cappon Prize), Paper Darts, and Petrichor Journal, among others.

Henry Cherry, a former cowhand and chef, is now a Los Angeles journalist and photographer. His work has appeared in Cordite Poetry Review, The Louisiana Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and the recent pandemic collection Hello Goodbye Apocalypse.

Ashley Choi is a 12th grader attending Stuyvesant High School in New York City. Her hobbies include reading and writing poetry, performing for her school's theater company, and attending speech meetings.

Matthew Freeman is the author of several collections of poetry, most recently Ideas of Reference at Jesuit Hall (Coffeetown Press) and the chapbook Exile (2River). He holds an MFA from the University of Missouri—Saint Louis and is active in the poetry community. Find him on Twitter: @FreemanPoet.

Michael Lauchlan has contributed to Bellingham Review, New England Review, The North American Review, Poet Lore, Southern Poetry Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review. His most recent collection is Trumbull Ave (WSU Press).

Marc Petersen is the author of the chapbook This is My Brother Talking.  Since 2005, he's been writing We Paid for the Fence, a book of accounts.

Connie Post has poems in River Styx, Slipstream, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Verse Daily. Her book Floodwater won the 2014 Lyrebird Award. Poetry awards include the Liakoura Award and Crab Creek Poetry Award. Her newest book Prime Meridian was released in January 2020.

S. Segal is a poet and journalist who lives in Northern Virginia.

Ahrend Torrey enjoys exploring nature in Louisiana where he lives with his husband, their terriers, and their cat. He earned his MFA in creative writing from Wilkes University and is the author of Small Blue Harbor (Poetry Box Select).

John Whalen is the author of Caliban and the chapbook Above the Pear Trees. His work can be found in EPOCH, The Gettysburg Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, most recently in Catamaran and Terrain, and forthcoming in the Hollins Critic.

Nancy White is the author of Sun, Moon, Salt (winner of the Washington Prize), Detour, and Ask Again Later. Her poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Review, FIELD, New England Review, Ploughshares, Rhino, and elsewhere. She serves as editor-in-chief at The Word Works in Washington, D. C. and teaches at SUNY—Adirondack in upstate New York. (website)

Desert Holiday

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