Issue 268 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


April 1998


Valerie Allison’s story in this issue is an excerpt from her unpublished novel What Gives? She lives in Ashland, Oregon.


Rick Fields is editor-in-chief of Yoga Journal and author of How the Swans Came to the Lake (Shambhala). He lives in Fairfax, California, and is looking for a good car for under five thousand dollars.


Red Hawk’s poems have appeared in the Atlantic and Poetry. His latest book is The Way of Power (Hohm Press). He lives in Monticello, Arkansas.


Gillian Kendall lifts weights, teaches English and journalism, writes a column on local chefs, defends abortion clinics, pays back student loans, and reads The Sun cover to cover. She lives in Birmingham, Alabama, where her cats, Hope and Glory, are very happy.


Michael Matkin recently had his bicycle impounded by Vice President Al Gore’s Secret Service agents, who feared it concealed a bomb. He lives in New York City.


Brenda Miller’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Willow Springs, Northern Lights, and Storming Heaven’s Gate: An Anthology of Spiritual Writings by Women (Penguin/ Plume). She is nonfiction editor of Quarterly West and lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Scarecrow is the author of several poetry chapbooks, including and i the wind (Hummingbird Press). He lives in Taos, New Mexico.


Rami M. Shapiro is a rabbi, poet, and essayist whose liturgical poems are used in prayer services throughout North America. He lives in Miami, Florida.


Sybil Smith’s poems have been published in New England Review, Southern Poetry Review, Peregrine, and the anthology The Breast (Global City Press). She lives in Norwich, Vermont.


Helen Tworkov is editor-in-chief of Tricycle: A Buddhist Review.


On The Cover

William Carter is the author of several books of photographs, including Illuminations (Editions One). He lives in San Francisco.


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