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Contributors

August 1993

Writers

Antler lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His poem “Somewhere Along the Line,” published in The Sun in May 1992, received a Pushcart Prize.

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John Baird recently returned to his childhood home of Cosby, in rural eastern Tennessee, to look after his elderly grandparents. There he began to write with perseverance and soon produced “a massive novel of a quarter-million words, which made publishers recoil in horror at its size.”

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Terry Ehret teaches English and creative writing and lives in Petaluma, California, with her husband and three daughters. Her poem “The Truth,” published in this issue, appears in her most recent volume of poetry, Lost Body (Copper Canyon Press, P.O. Box 271, Port Townsend, WA 98368; $12.50 postpaid).

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Kabir Edmund Helminski, a poet and translator, has been a student of Rumi and his tradition for more than twenty years. He lives in Putney, Vermont.

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Carrie Knowles, who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been a freelance writer for twenty-five years. She wrote “The Only Child,” which appears in this issue, at the request of her siblings.

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Lyn Lifshin has written numerous volumes of poetry and edited three anthologies of women writers. She lives in Niskayuna, New York.

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Alison Luterman lives in Oakland, California, where she studies singing and teaches a women’s writing class in her home.

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D. Patrick Miller is a senior writer for Yoga Journal and the co-author of The Power of Ethical Persuasion (Viking). He lives in Encinitas, California.

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Ann Nietzke has worked since 1986 in a Los Angeles psychiatric shelter for homeless people. Her novel Windowlight won the Los Angeles P.E.N. Award for best first fiction, and her work has appeared in Shenandoah, the Village Voice, Playgirl, and elsewhere.

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Sparrow is a New York City poet, philosopher, French chef, comic book lover, and licensed ego-masseur. He is wanted for self-flattery in four states.

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Cait Stanley is a museum muralist, a screenwriter, and an author and illustrator of children’s books. She lives in Waco, Texas.

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Lisa Horton Zimmerman lives in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Her poetry has appeared in California State Poetry Quarterly and Nebo.

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On The Cover

Marvin W. Schwartz has published five books of photography and has completed special commissions for the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Puerto Rico Institute of Culture, and the Smithsonian Institution. He divides his time among New York, Paris, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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