Issue 309 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine
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September 2001


Steve Almond’s short-story collection My Life in Heavy Metal will be published by Grove Atlantic in early 2002. His work has appeared in Playboy, Zoetrope, Missouri Review, and the Southern Review. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts, and is at work on a novel.


Stewart Brand is co-founder and managing director of the Global Business Network and president of the Long Now Foundation. He lives in Sausalito, California.


David Brower served as executive director of the Sierra Club and founded both Friends of the Earth and the Earth Island Institute. He died on November 5, 2000.


Renee Lertzman’s interviews have appeared in Terra Nova, Speak, and The Sun. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Pat MacEnulty recently received a grant from the Barbara Deming Money for Women Fund to complete her novel Friend of the Devil. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.


D. Patrick Miller has been a Sun contributor for about twenty years. His most recent book is a novel, Love after Life. He lives in Berkeley, California.


Mary Rose O’Reilley is the author of The Peaceable Classroom (Boynton/Cook) and Radical Presence: Teaching as a Contemplative Practice (out of print). She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and teaches at the University of St. Thomas.


Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.


Rebecca Seiferle’s poem in this issue is from Bitters, her third poetry collection, forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press. She lives in Farmington, New Mexico.


Sparrow is a substitute teacher in Boiceville, New York. His favorite fruit is the pineapple.


William Timmerman is a poet living in Dallas, Texas.


On The Cover

Susan Lirakis Nicolay is a photographer from Center Sandwich, Connecticut, where she is working on a pictorial census of the town.


Sy Safransky

Business Manager
Becky Gee

Circulation Director
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Rachel J. Elliott

Administrative Assistant
Angela Winter

Erica Berkeley

Manuscript Readers
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Gillian Kendall

Krista Bremer

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