The 2River View 22.3 (Spring 2018)


Justin Hyde lives in Iowa where he works as a parole officer. His work is published or forthcoming in The Alaska Quarterly Review and The Iowa Review.

Jenny Ahn is pursuing a Poetry MFA at Columbia University. Ahn’s work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Apogee Journal, Into the Void, and Palimpsest.

Yvonne Amey holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Central Florida. Her poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in Bending Genres, The Los Angeles Review of Los Angeles, Vine Leaves Journal, and elsewhere.

Bill Freedman is a retired professor of English Literature and a scholar of modern literature and the history of baseball fans. His poems have appeared in The Antioch Review, The California Quarterly, The Iowa Review, The Nation, The Quarterly, Rattle, Shenandoah, and elsewhere.

Anna Keeler is a queer poet and fiction writer. Her work has been published or is upcoming with Ambit Magazine, apt, Cleaver Magazine, FIVE:2:ONE, and

Jane Medved is the author of Deep Calls To Deep (New Rivers Press 2017) and the chapbook Olam, Shana, Nefesh (Finishing Line Press, 2014) Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Cortland Review, Mudlark, and The Tampa Review. Medved is the poetry editor of the on-line magazine The Ilanot Review and lives in Jerusalem.

David Nielsen is the author of Unfinished Figures. Other poems have been published in Plougshares, Poetry East, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and their five children.

Virginia Slachman is the author of three collections of poetry, a memoir, and one novel. A recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, she currently teaches at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. website

Rebecca Starks is a co-founder of Mud Season Review, a director of the Burlington Writers Workshop, a freelance editor, and a teacher of lifelong learning at the University of Vermont. Her poems have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Rattle, Slice, Stonecoast Review, and elsewhere.

Sally Van Doren, a poet and artist, is the author of three poetry collections, Promise (LSU Press 2017), Possessive (2012) and Sex at Noon Taxes (2008), which received the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American poets. She lives in New York and St. Louis and posts daily excerpts from her ongoing poem, The Sense Series, via Instagram.

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