Issue 257 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine
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May 1997


Robert Bly is a poet, translator, editor, and essayist. His most recent book of poems is Meditations on the Insatiable Soul (HarperCollins). He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Joan Gray’s short stories have appeared in Dogwood Tales and the Williamson County Literary Review. She lives in Franklin, Tennessee, and is currently in search of a publisher for her novels Blanche and the Tattooed Yankee and As Seasons Change.


Kimberly Jones lives in rural Vermont, where she divides her time between freelance writing and computer programming.


Tom Lagasse lives in Storrs, Connecticut.


Mary O’Connell’s stories have appeared in Columbia, the Crescent Review, and Room of One’s Own. She lives in Iowa City, Iowa, and is at work on a collection of short stories.


Sybil Smith’s work has appeared in the Northern Review, Ithaca Women’s Anthology, and Vermont Woman. Her unpublished book My Mother’s Early Lovers was recently made into a film. She lives in Norwich, Vermont.


Sparrow’s poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and the New York Observer. He is the founder of the East Village Militia, which distributes free books in front of electronics stores to discourage people from buying televisions. He also performs in the acoustic punk band Foamola with his wife and their five-year-old daughter, Sylvia.


On The Cover

Harry Wilson is a little-known photographer on the brink of a brilliant career. He lives in Bakersfield, California.


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