Issue 312 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


December 2001


Joseph Bathanti lives in Statesville, North Carolina, and teaches creative writing at Appalachian State University. His first novel, East Liberty, won the 2001 Carolina Novel Award and was published by Banks Channel Books of Wilmington.


Jeff W. Bens teaches in the film department at the North Carolina School of the Arts. His first novel, Albert, Himself, was published by Delphinium Books in August.


Robert P. Cooke is a poet who lives in Highland, Indiana.


Derrick Jensen’s most recent book is A Language Older Than Words (Context Books). He lives in Crescent City, California.


Heather King lives in Los Angeles. She has an essay forthcoming in Best Spiritual Writing 2002 (Harper San Francisco) and is currently working on a book to be titled Shirt of Flame, about her recent experience with breast cancer.


Kay Marie Porterfield lives in Englewood, Colorado. She is the author of several nonfiction books, including The Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions, to be released this month by Facts on File, Inc.


Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.


Sparrow recently placed an op-ed piece in the New York Times. He lives in Phoenicia, New York, and is studying French almost daily.


Michael Ventura’s column “Letters at 3 A.M.” appears biweekly in the Austin Chronicle. He lives in Los Angeles.


On The Cover

Parsley Steinweiss writes: “In case you were wondering, yes, my parents were hippies.” She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and recently graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied photography and painting and worked at the student radio station.


Sy Safransky

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