The 2River View 19.4 (Summer 2015)

About the Contributors

Corey Smith holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Wichita State University where he taught English for four years. He currently teaches high school English in the same city. He has previously published short stories in small press magazines. contact

Fang Bu is the author of Spring Cleaning. She currently lives and works in New York City. contact

Anna E. Childs lives in East Tennessee, where she writes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction; teaches college English; and raises three children. contact
Lenny DellaRocca has recent work in Every Day Poems, Fairy Tale Review, and Miami Rail; and forthcoming in two anthologies: Twice Upon a Time and Objects in the Rear View Mirror from Kind of Hurricane Press. His chapbook Sleep Talker is forthcoming from NightBallet Press. contact

Maria Elting is originally from Oahu, Hawaii. She currently lives in Istanbul, Turkey, where she is completing a BA in Art History and Philosophy. This is the first publication of her work. contact

Marcia Hurlow teaches creative writing, journalism and linguistics at Asbury University. Her most recent chapbook, Green Man in Suburbia, won the Backwards City Review Press contest; and her first full-length collection, Anomie, won the Edges Prize from WordTech. contact

William Knudsen is a writer and musician from Fort Collins, Colorado. His poetry has been published in The Legendary, Sparrow Ghost Collective Anthology, and Streetlight Magazine. contact

George Moore, after a career at University of Colorado, lives in Nova Scotia. He is the author of Children's Drawings of the Universe (Salmon Poetry 2015) and The Hermits of Dingle (FutureCycle 2013). Poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Colorado Review, North American Review, and Poetry. contact

Taylor Rickett received his MFA in poetry from Drew University and has placed work with Boxcar Poetry Review, Cleaver Magazine, Naugatuck River Review, and Xanadu Poetry Review. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana, where he spends time fishing, teaching, and writing. contact

Mary Ellen Shaughan is a native Iowan who now calls Western Massachusetts home. Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals and magazines. contact

Silver Lake, Eastern Shore of Lake Michigan

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The three photographs of sand dunes at Silver Lake were taken by Richard Long while he was Biking Around Lake Michigan (BALM). Long blogs during his solo summer bike tours at