The 2River View, 4.3 (Spring 2000)


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Jennifer-Elizabeth Adams is a junior at Houghton College in western New York, where she is studying for a double major in English and Creative Writing. In her free time, she enjoys going to concerts, listening to music, and watching ice hockey.

Dark Door by Silkie deWinter

Dark Door in Essex
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Silkie deWinter

Silkie deWinter is a writer, photographer, digital artist, singer, actress, and storyteller currently living in Middletown, CT.

Erin Elizabeth is a Southerner now living among the thick soup of New England accents in Providence, Rhode Island. She is currently paying the bills with advertising from her online opus, Stirring, the scant checks she receives for pieces published on and offline, and from the baubles sent to her from the Insomniac Asylum's Poetry Slam, of which she is a 16-time winner.

Sarah Goodwin has been published in Fuel Magazine, Camelia, and Poetry Super Highway. She has work upcoming in Long Shot and George and Martie's Place. She was a featured poet at the 1998 New York City Independent Film Festival. You can see more of her work at

James Lineberger is a playwright and screenwriter, whose poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including Afternoon, Berkeley Poetry Review, Bluff Magazine, The Centennial Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, New York Quarterly, and Prairie Schooner.

Brandy Milowsky lives and works in Framingham, Massachusetts. Her first published poem was nominated for a 1999 Pushcart Prize by Gravity Press. She welcomes email to

Barbara Spring is a travel-writer as well as a teacher at Grand Valley State University. This summer she plans to go with her husband on a photo safari in South Africa.

Royce Sykes lives in the Central West End of St. Louis, Missouri. He has been known, on occasion, to keep company with the dozen or so cats who likewise haunt the neighborhood. His poetry has appeared in the ezines Ygdrasil, Snakeskin, and Liberty Grove.

Clyde Tressler lives in White Plains, New York. and teaches secondary school. He has published in a number of print magazines including New England Review, Commonweal, The Lyric, Gulfstream, and Salonika. His heart is in New Iberia, Louisiana.

Erin Whitfield lives in Tucson, Arizona, where she performs her poetry in nightclubs and coffeehouses to the music of Miles Davis, Nine Inch Nails, Beastie Boys, and Angelo Badalementi. An ex-hooker who in her youth worked the massage parlors and streets of Tucson; Phoenix; and Hollywood, California; she now resides peacefully with her two children and is a successful criminal defense litigation support specialist.

Lisa Marie Zaran is a poet and essayist, with numerous pieces published in both online and print literary journals. She is currently working on her first book length collection entitled The Sometimes Girl.


The 2River View, 4.3 (Spring 2000)