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 richardtreks.blogspot.com.

Midwest Writers Podcast from Personal Rejection Letter

Personal Rejection Letter is a great podcast from two Midwest writers with day jobs. Dan and Kelly discuss “the seedy underbelly of the lit life.” So far in their first two episodes they have had plenty to say about the trumpifying question of … Continue reading

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Poets Against Trump

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Why Poetry

I like the why toward the end, where Robert Hass says, “Paradise Lost was printed in an edition of no more than 1,500 copies and transformed the English language. Took a while. Wordsworth had new ideas about nature: Thoreau read … Continue reading

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Winter = New 2RV

It’s here: winter! As well as a great pristine issue of The 2River View, with new poems by Lee Robison, Ayla Fudala, Paulette Guerin, Kathryn Jacobs, Babo Kamel, Mary Kasimor, Mercedes Lawry, David Murchison, Mae Remme, Jeanne Wagner, William Walsh.

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2River’s 2016 End of the Year Card

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Along With the Cold Will Come a New 2River

Visit 2River on the first day of winter for the 21.2 issue of 2RV, with new poems by Lee Robison, Ayla Fudala, Paulette Guerin, Kathryn Jacobs, Babo Kamel, Mary Kasimor, Mercedes Lawry, Mae Remme, Jeanne Wagner, and William Walsh.

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2River Says Twitter Like a Trump

It’s hard to find online info about poets against Donald Trump. To let you know, 2River opposes him. Spread the word of #poetsagainsttrump. — 2River (@2weetRiver) October 12, 2016  

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