Author Archives: Richard Long

About Richard Long

I'm a Professor of English at Saint Louis Community College--Meramec, where I teach composition, creative writing, environmental literature, and poetry. I also edit 2River, home of the 2River View, the 2River Chapbook Series, and Muddy Bank. You can also follow me on my bicycle as I tour the country, self supported, at

Best Online Literary Magazines – Every Writer

So glad to see that Every Writer continues to include 2River in its most recent 2017 list of 20 Best Online Literary Magazines. Best Online Literary Magazines – Every Writer

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2River is a big fan of Sally Van Doren, so it was special to see her poem “Defiance” today at Writer’s Almanac. What makes her poem at Writer’s Almanac more special is that it first appeared here in The 2River … Continue reading

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2 Poems by Ceridwen Hall

Ceridwen Hall Autopilot Awaiting snow, the earth is almost colorless. Then a brief gleam from the pale fields: a silo or tool. The highway pretends it will never end so I follow its wide grey pledge. Windmills rest motionless or … Continue reading

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New 2RV Hot as First Day of Fall

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Not to Matter It Still Feels Like Summer

Here in St. Louis, the temp is shooting up to nearly 100 degrees today, yet we have faith that autumn and a new issue of 2RV will fall this Friday with the certainty of a leaf! While you wait, enjoy … Continue reading

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2RV Fall Preview

The 2River View begins its twenty-second year with new poems by Walter Bargen, Christopher Alex Chablé, Mary Crow, Morgan Eklund, Ceridwen Hall, Sarah Denise Johnson, Matt Mason, Frank Montesonti, Patricia Nelson, Phillip Sterling, Nina Sudhakar; and art by Thomas Park. While you wait for the leaves to turn and fall, enjoy … Continue reading

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Look at Who’s Appearing in the Fall 2RV

2River begins its 22 year with 639 writers submitting for Fall 2017 issue of The 2River View. Long time readers know that each issue has always been limited to 10 or 11 poets, so accepting those writers is a difficult … Continue reading

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