The 2River View 24.3 (Spring 2020)

Bruce Alford teaches poetry at Louisiana State University. He was an inner-city missionary before winning a fellowship to the University of Alabama. His debut collection, Terminal Switching, was published in 2007 by Elk River Review Press.

Josette Akresh-Gonzales was a finalist in the 2017 Split Lip Chapbook Contest. Her poems are in Breakwater, Pank, The Pinch, and elsewhere. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and two boys and bikes to work at a nonprofit medical publisher.

Matthew Freeman holds an MFA from the University of Missouri—St Louis and heads a writers group at the Independence Center. Coffeetown Press will soon be publishing his latest book Ideas of Reference at Jesuit Hall. He is also a songwriter.

Abriana Jetté is an editor and educator, with research interests in creative writing studies, alternative pedagogies, and poetics. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Harpur Palate, The Moth, Poetry New Zealand, and The Seneca Review.

Brady Thomas Kamphenkel lives in Duluth, Minnesota, where he teaches at The College of St. Scholastica and Lake Superior College. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Crab Fat, The Freshwater Review, SLANT, and elsewhere. He has an MFA from the Stonecoast in Maine.

Tanner Lee lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. His poems appear in The Cardiff Review, The Comstock Review, Entropy, Hobart, Weber: The Contemporary West, and West Trade Review. You can find him on twitter @heytannerlee

Tatiana Retivov was born in New York to Russian émigré parents. She has lived for over 25 years in Ukraine, where she engages in literary translation and creative writing.

Samn Stockwell has published in Agni, New Yorker, and Ploughshares, among others. Her two books, Theater of Animals and Recital, won the National Poetry Series and the Editor’s Prize at Elixir, respectively. Recent poems are in Gargoyle & The Literary Review and are forthcoming in Plume and others.

Teresa Sutton lives in Patterson, New York. A retired English teacher and retired adjunct professor, she has three published chapbooks. Her third, Breaking Newton’s Laws, won first place in the 2017 Encircle Publications Chapbook Competition.

John Whalen is the author of Caliban (Northwest Emerging Poets Series, Lost Horse Press) and Above the Pear Trees, which won the 2014 Floating Bridge Press chapbook contest. His work has appeared at here in 2River and in CutBank, EPOCH, The Gettysburg Review, Verse Daily, and VQR.

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