Authors The 2River View, 8.1 (Fall 2003)
Arlene Ang is a freelance translator and web designer in Venice, Italy. She also edits the Italian edition of Niederngasse. Her poetry has recently appeared in Adirondack Review, Cordite, Sidereality, Tattoo Highway, and Tryst.

Stephen Benz is a communications consultant in Atlanta. He has poems in recent issues of Mudlark, Tar River, and TriQuarterly, and has published two travel narratives: Guatemalan Journey (University of Texas Press) and Green Dreams (Lonely Planet).

From Buffalo to LA--Utah 4a  by Donald BiedBenjamin Buchholz is an Army Officer in Wisconsin. More of his poetry and fiction can be found in recent or forthcoming editions of Abyss & Apex, Far Sector, Snow Monkey.

Gu Cheng (1956-1993) was a figurehead of the Obscure or Misty school of Chinese poetry. He burst onto the Beijing literary scene during the Democracy Wall movement of 1979. In 1998, a film based on his life, The Poet, was released in Hong Kong.

Aaron Crippen is the recipient of the 2001 American Translators Association Student Award and the 2001 PEN Texas Literary Award for Poetry. His current work can be found in Arkansas Review, Mid-American Review, and Texas Review.

Christina Woś Donnelly lives in Buffalo, New York. Her poetry appears in WordWrights!, Slipstream, and Stirring. She guest-edited the November 2002 and September 2003 issues of Stirring.

Annalynn Hammond has poems appearing or fothcoming in Canwehaveourballback?, Eclectica, and Snow Monkey. Her first book, Dirty Birth, is the winner of the Sundress Publications’ Book Contest, and will be available in Spring 2004.

Judy Kronenfeld teaches creative writing at the University of CaliforniaRiverside. Her poems have appeared recently in The Evansville Review, The Montserrat Review, and The Women's Review of Books. Others are forthcoming in OntheBus, Snake Nation, and Spillway.

Treva Lewis is a converse-wearing, coffee drinking redhead currently studying English at the University of Oregon, where she has inherited hosting duties of the open mic poetry reading series.

Allan Peterson has had poems recently in Adirondack Review, Marlboro Review, and Shenandoah. Others are forthcoming in Gettysburg Review and Quarterly West. His awards include the 2002 Arts & Letters Poetry Prize, a Florida Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry, and an NEA Fellowship in Poetry.

Scott T. Starbuck teaches composition, creative writing and literature at San Diego Mesa College. Recent work has appeared in Black Bear Review and Storyboard 8. In January 2004, Starbuck will be a writer-in-residence at The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Oregon.

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