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Meet the Fall '23 Editors

Audrey Bergen

Audrey Bergen is a student at Fresno State and is tutoring and taking English 15J at Reedley College. She has been published in The Kings River Review herself. She will be obtaining her Bachelor's degree in English with an Emphasis in Creative Writing in the spring. She looks forward to being able to give community college artists and writers a voice and platform.

Daniel Carrera

Growing up immersed in the vibrant musical landscape of California's Central Valley, Daniel has always been captivated by the power of language and its ability to transport us to different worlds, evoke emotions, and challenge our perspectives. His passion for storytelling has led him to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Fresno State, where he delved into the intricate relationship between music and literature. While his musical training has provided him with a deep understanding of rhythm, harmony, and structure, his true calling lies in the written word. During his undergraduate studies, he discovered the transformative power of creative writing, and has since dedicated himself to honing his craft as a storyteller. Daniel is currently enrolled at Reedley College, where he is pursuing an English Creative Writing certificate to further develop his skills and prepare for graduate studies.

Editor's Letter

Dear Readers,

Welcome to the fall 2023 edition of the Kings River Review. We hope you find the pieces in this edition as inspirational and captivating as we do. We are grateful to have the opportunity to give a voice and a platform to community co​​llege artists and writers. Thank you to all of the students who shared their work with us. We recognize the level of courage and vulnerability that this takes, as well as the time and dedication needed to produce art and writing such as this. This edition would not be the same without your creative expression and originality. 

We hope that readers gain inspiration from this edition just as we have. We welcome fellow community college students to submit their work to our spring issue. We wish you all the best in your future creative endeavors.

Sincerely,

Audrey Bergen and Daniel Carrera

Editors of Kings River Review

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