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Jeffery Beame’s poetry has appeared frequently in THE SUN. He lives in Carrboro, N.C.
Robert Bly was born in Madison, Minnesota (where he still lives) in 1926. His book of poetry The Light Around the Body won the National Book Award in 1968.
Chris Bursk will have a book of poetry coming out soon published by Houghton-Mifflin. He lives in Langhorne Manor, Pennsylvania, and has frequently appeared in THE SUN.
Betsy Campbell Blackwell bought a bottom-of-the-line sewing machine from Singer. After using it twice she had to have it repaired to the tune of $25.00. The Singer people lived up to the high ideals of corporate responsibility by telling her there was nothing they could do about it. “It’s a cheap machine,” they said, and suggested she spend another $25.00 on a warranty.
David Citino is an assistant professor of English at Ohio State’s Marion campus, and editor of Cornfield Review.
Gloria del Vecchio is writing, painting, and playing guitar in Yardley, Pa.
Robert Donnan is of WUNC Radio.
Reshad Feild was an antique dealer in London when he met the Sufi teacher who led him on a series of adventures which he relates in The Last Barrier.
Nyle Frank is a musician from Chapel Hill who, in the early 70’s, called himself the “King of the Invisible Kingdom of America” and whose loyal subjects will no doubt be glad to hear that he is alive and well and still himself.
David M. Guy has turned down an offer from the pro-bowlers league and remains nailed to his chair in his home in Durham, N.C., cranking out short stories, novels and book reviews.
Judy Hogan is winding up her stint as chairperson of COSMEP, the small press organization, and can write again!
Will Inman lives in Tucson, Arizona. He is a poet and a teacher of poetry and has been published in many small magazines.
Barry Jacobs has moved from Durham to the countryside, near Hillsborough. He’s a free-lance writer with a special interest in American history.
Kabir, born around 1400, was a religious reformer and the founder of a Hindu sect to which nearly a million people still belong.
Chris Klein is a 1966 graduate of the University of Alabama working for a Ph.D. in economics at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Dan McCurry lives in Chicago. He has written extensively on food and agricultural issues and recently edited a collection of 46 books for Arno Press, entitled The Rise of Agribusiness: Seeds of Struggle.
Syd Nisbett quit his job as a cook at the Pyewacket Cafe in Chapel Hill to go aroamin’.
Priscilla Rich Safransky is associate editor of THE SUN.
Sy Safransky is editor of THE SUN.
Jim Thornton leads three lives as a writer, cartoonist and fifth grade schoolteacher in Florida, and has one more life available for the right woman.
Cover photograph by Jim Kalett.
Priscilla Rich Safransky
Betsy Campbell Blackwell