Issue 27 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine

Contributors

May 1977

Writers

Jimmy Santiago Baca is in prison in Arizona.

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Jeffery Beame is a Carrboro poet. He first brought to our attention the line by Victor Frankl which appears in each issue: “What is to give light must endure burning.”

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David Bond works with retarded children.

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Judy Bratten is a former New York City school teacher, now the mother of two children and living in Virginia.

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Betsy Campbell Blackwell is friends with the birds, but her bees are nasty and her chickens ran away.

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Ram Dass is the American spiritual teacher and author of Be Here Now, The Only Dance There Is, and Grist for the Mill.

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Leaf Diamant is a human awareness counsellor and naturalist. Meditating in his backyard recently, his legs crossed and palms turned upwards in the traditional posture, he fervently asked to feel God’s grace. At that moment a bird did the traditional thing on his upturned palm. Leaf says he got his camera and photographed his hand, so his friends would believe him.

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James Dickey is an American poet and novelist.

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Nancy Dunn lives in Merrit Island, Florida.

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Elon G. Eidenier the author of Sonnets to Eurydice. He’s bookman at Duke’s Gothic BookShop.

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Karl Grossman is a Long Island journalist.

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David M. Guy is a former Winston-Salem school teacher now living in Durham and working on a novel. His play, “Ways of Life,” was produced by the Duke Players.

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Carl Harp is in prison in Walla Walla, Washington.

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Bo Lozoff is the director of the Prison-Ashram Project. He lives in Bahama, North Carolina.

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Hal Richman does free-lance writing and consulting on energy-related issues. He never flushes the toilet after urinating but is fond of an occasional long shower.

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Sy Safransky is somewhere between the fence and the sea.

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David Searls is an oldie but goodie; during Atlantis he coined the phrase rock ’n roll, but it took 11,000 years for history to catch up.

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Val Staples is in the physician’s assistant program at Duke.

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John Toms lives in the mountains of North Carolina.

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Richard Williams is a Chapel Hill poet and author of Suburban Blues.

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On The Cover

Kaola Allen is a Pittsboro artist who does drawings, silkscreens, and free-lance commercial work.

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Editor and Publisher
Sy Safransky

Associate Editor
Priscilla Rich Safransky

Contributing Editors
Leaf Diamant
Gayle Garrison
Mike Mathers
David Searls
Richard Williams

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