Issue 282 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


June 1999


Alan Craig is the pseudonym of a writer who lives in Foxboro, Massachusetts, with three cats, two dogs, and one woman. He works as a consultant and in his spare time writes, studies Greek, plays poker, and watches a lot of television.


Renee Lertzman is a writer living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Her work has appeared in Terra Nova and Speak.


Lou Lipsitz is a poet and therapist living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.


Stephen J. Lyons is the best-known unknown writer in eastern Washington. He recently learned that, no matter how hard he tries, he can no longer leap up and touch a basketball rim.


Marc Petersen is a poet living in Santa Clara, California. He and his father used to work on cars together a lot. “We weren’t hobbyists, though,” he says. “We were broke.” Last year, Black Dirt Press published his chapbook This Is My Brother Talking.


Laura Pritchett grew up on a ranch in northern Colorado. She now lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she works as an editor and freelance writer. Her story in this issue is her first published work of fiction.


John Rosenthal is a photographer and writer living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His most recent book of photographs is Regarding Manhattan (Sunapee Editions).


Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.


On The Cover

Gary Walts lives in Watertown, New York, about twenty-five miles from the Canadian border. He is a staff photographer for a Syracuse newspaper and spends his spare time shooting self-assigned documentary projects. His work is available through the Image Works in Woodstock, New York.


Sy Safransky

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