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Alice Ammerman lives in Durham and works with the Agricultural Resources Center (Box 646, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514), a non-profit organization concerned with the world food problem and related issues. The center needs your support — a check, say, which is tax-deductible.
David Bond is waiting out the winter in a trailer in West Virginia.
Betsy Campbell Blackwell is assistant editor of THE SUN.
Jerah Chadwick is a student at Lake Forest College in Illinois.
Gene Fowler is a poet and devout letter writer from Oakland, California, and the author of Shaman Songs (Dustbooks).
Karl Grossman is the editor of the Island News Service in Long Island, New York, and a crusading reporter with a deep passion for saving the world for our children.
David M. Guy is a novelist, short story writer, and essayist who lives in Durham.
Diane Kistner sets type for a living and spends “every penny” she can get on the one-year-old Ali Baba Press in Atlanta, Georgia. She’s also co-coordinator of COSMEP/South, an organization of small presses and magazines.
Irv Long grew up in North Carolina but moved North to seek journalistic fame and a higher crime rate. He’s a reporter for Newsday.
Robert Long is saving all of his money for woodcutting and printing tools. He just carved his first linoleum poem and is getting ready to print an edition and “hawk it to galleries, craftshops, and unsuspecting bus riders.” He lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Norman Moser is “very happy” in Berkeley, California with his new wife. He’s the author of A Shaman’s Songbook (Thorp Springs Press).
Sy Safransky is editor of THE SUN.
Dave Searls, known to WDBS listeners as Doctor Dave, has been using the power of positive thinking to make himself more attractive to women. It worked; he met three new women in one week. When Dave tried his hand at finding a high-paying job, the technique wasn’t so successful. “Morals,” he ventured, “are looser than cash.”
Samuel C. Southard, Jr. lives in Durham and describes himself as a former surfer/marine biologist, now a “devout Comprehensivist and a sincere craftsman.”
Val Staples teaches, and learns, about healing, wherever she goes. She works in the physicians assistant program at Duke University.
Leah Devereux Palmer bicycled from Durham to Chapel Hill last month with her portfolio. A real treat for us. Evidence of her talent is throughout this issue. An art student at Smith College in Massachusetts, she welcomes freelance work.
Priscilla Rich Safransky
Betsy Campbell Blackwell