Issue 500 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


August 2017


Wendy Hill studies creative nonfiction at Sierra Nevada College. She is a managing editor for the Sierra Nevada Review and the nonfiction editor for Bridge Eight. She lives in Houston, Texas, with one husband, five kids, three dogs, and a cat. In her free time she hides in her room and hopes no one knocks on the door. She is reluctantly on Twitter.


Tony Hoagland’s next book of poems, Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God, will be published in 2018 by Graywolf Press. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and believes the sacred and the profane are two longtime neighbors who gossip over the backyard fence and occasionally kiss.


Sparrow lives with his wife, Violet Snow, in a trailer in Phoenicia, New York. His latest book is How to Survive the Coming Collapse of Civilization (And Other Helpful Hints!). Following the command of a Zen monk, he is on Twitter.



Marco Castro was born and raised in Mexico City and now lives with his wife and twin children in Brooklyn, New York.


Katie DelaVaughn is a photographer who divides her time between New York City and San Francisco. Her work was recently included in the exhibit (Un)Clothed at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado.


Martin Fishman died in February 2010 at the age of seventy-two. His photographs are part of the permanent collection of the Coney Island Museum in New York.


Clemens Kalischer was born in Bavaria, Germany, and immigrated to the United States in 1942. His photographs have appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, and Time. He lives in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and is a member of One by One, an international organization that encourages dialogue between the survivors and perpetrators of the Holocaust and their descendants.


Doug Kurata has been a family physician for more than thirty years and now works part time so he can pursue his passion for photography. He currently has a temporary position in Sitka, Alaska, but normally lives with his wife in Port Townsend, Washington.


Soliman Lawrence lives in Berlin, Germany, and regularly travels to Poland to document the renewal of Jewish culture there.


Carol MacLeod lives on the coast in southern Maine, where she is a psychiatric nurse. Her photography has been published in B&W and Zephyr.


Anna Kaufman Moon’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Life, and Newsweek. She lives in Cobleskill, New York.


Kathy Rudin is an artist from New York City whose work has been published in Out, Genre, and Wilde, and exhibited in Miami, Los Angeles, and Vancouver.


On The Cover

Lloyd Wolf has worked as a photographer for more than four decades. He took this month’s cover photograph, of a protester at the 2017 inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. Wolf lives in Arlington, Virginia.

image © Katie DelaVaughn

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