11.3 (Spring 2007)   The 2River View  

About the Authors


Kimberly L. Becker lives in metropolitan Washington, D. C. Her poems appear in journals such as Borderlands, Georgetown Review, Ghoti Magazine, Muscadine Lines, Snowy Egret, storySouth, and Words-Myth. She has held a New Jersey state fellowship in fiction, with work appearing in Parting Gifts.

Jana Bouma received her Ph. D. in English from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. She lives in Madison Lake, Minnesota, where she leads workshops in writing and literature. Her work is forthcoming in Sow's Ear Poetry Review.

Lane Falcon lives in New York City. Her work has has appeard or is forthcoming in 42 Opus, Milk Literary Magazine, Pebble Lake Review, and Quay.

Ruth Foley lives in Massachusetts, where she teaches English for a nonprofit adult literacy organization. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Hanging Loose, Mystic River Review, Poetry Midwest, and Salt River. Her work has been translated into Japanese for the web anthology Happa-no Kofu.

Laura Hirneisen lives and writes on a farm in southeastern Pennsylvania. Her work is forthcoming in Blueline.

Jennifer Juneau was a finalist in the 2006 National Poetry Series Open Competition. Poems from that collection, More than Moon, have appeared or are forthcoming, for instance, in Cimarron Review, Cincinnati Review, and DMQ.The recipient of a poetry prize from the California State Poetry Society, she now lives in Zurich, Switzerland.

Deborah Mayhew is a composer and writer. Her work has been published in journals such as Ascent, Exponent II, Flashquake, William Patterson Literary Review, and Without Halos.

Caroline Manring is a student in the Iowa Writer's Workshop. She grew up in the countryside of New York, watching birds, making music, and admiring cars with her father. She attended Cornell University, where she studied English and ornithology.

J .R. Solonche is co-author (with wife Joan Siegel) of Peach Girl: Poems for a Chinese Daughter (Grayson Books). His poems have appeared in numerous publications, including a•pos•tro•phe, Lily, and Red River Review. He teaches at Orange County Community College in Middletown, New York.

Jane Varley is associate professor of English and coordinator of creative writing at Muskingum College in Ohio. Her creative nonfiction book, Flood Stage and Rising, chronicles the catastrophic flood in the Red River Valley in 1997. A new manuscript, The Horse That Fell From the Sky, is a memoir about growing up in Iowa..


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