The 2River View 20.4 (Summer 2016)


Jo Ann Baldinger writes poems and practices yoga. Her poems have appeared in Blue Mesa, Burningword, Cirque, Monarch Review, Stickman Review, Verdad, and White Whale. contact
Taylor Bond is a 2014-2015 Lannan Fellow, a copywriter at Tokyo Journal, and a freelance photographer. Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Belle Reve Literary Journal, The Foundling Review, and Underwater New York, among others. contact

Matthew Scott Freeman holds an MFA from the University of Missouri--St Louis, where he was given the graduate poetry prize. His fifth book, Everything I Love Restored, was recently published by Coffeetown Press. contact

Guiseppe Getto is an Assistant Professor of English at East Carolina University. His work can be found in Eclectica, Reed, Slant, Sugarhouse Review, and elsewhere. His chapbook Familiar History is now available from Finishing Line Press. websitecontact

Alex Greenberg is a teenage poet whose work has been published or accepted for publication in The Cortland Review, The Florida Review, Puerto Del Sol, Salt Hill, and Third Coast. websitecontact

M. Nasorri Pavone is a Pushcart Prize nominee whose poems have appeared in The Cortland Review, DMQ Review, New Letters, River Styx, and elsewhere. She is also a playwright and lives in Venice, California. contact

Carlos Reyes is the author of Keys to the Cottage: Stories from the West of Ireland (2015) and Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart (2012). His most recent book of translations is Poems of Love & Madness; Poemas de amor y locura; Selected Translations (2013). contact

Jane Stephens Rosenthal is a poet and actress living in Los Angeles. Last year she wrote several of the librettos for the widely reviewed Hopscotch: A Mobile Opera. She is currently in pre-production for her film No One Ever Said They Wanted To Be A Heroin Addict When They Grew Up. websitecontact
Danielle Sellers has an MFA from the University of Mississippi where she held the John Grisham Poetry Fellowship. Her poems have appeared in The Cimarron Review, Poet Lore, Prairie Schooner, Smartish Pace, Subtropics, and elsewhere. Her first book, Bone Key Elegies, was published by Main Street Rag.

William Waters is an associate professor, in the Department of English at the University of Houston Downtown. Along with Sonja Foss, he is coauthor of Destination Dissertation: A Traveler’s Guide to a Done Dissertation. His research and teaching interests are in writing theory and modern grammar. contact
Wendy Wisner is the author of two books of poems (CW Books), and her writing has appeared in such publications as Bellevue Literary Review, Brain—Child Magazine, Literary Mama, Minnesota Review, Prairie Schooner, Spoon River Review, The Washington Post, and Verse Daily. websitecontact

Photography by Sarah Katharina Kayß

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Sarah Katharina Kayß is an internationally published photographer, blogger and poet. She is winner of the manuscript award of the German Writers Association (2013) for her poetry and essay collection Ich mag die Welt, so wie sie ist (Munich, Allitera, 2014). Kayß edits the bilingual literary magazine The Transnational and is currently a final year PhD student in the War Studies Department of King’s College London.

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