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Contributors

August 1978

Writers

Alice Ammerman lives in Durham, N.C. and works for the Agricultural Resources Center. Her article, “Nestles Vs. The Newborn” (SUN, no. 35) has been reprinted in two other magazines.

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Joe Blankenship is acting in Texas.

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Peter Caddy cofounded the Findhorn Community in Scotland.

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Cynthia Cahn lives in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Betsy Campbell Blackwell is assistant editor of THE SUN.

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David C. Childers has moved to a big farmhouse in Lillington, N.C. and is about to start law school.

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Joseph Collins is co-author, with Frances Moore Lappé and Cary Fowler, of Food First.

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Skip Foppert lives in Greensboro, N.C. and “writes from the heart, along Walker Avenue, which is one of the main arteries.”

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Steven Forrest is a Chapel Hill astrologer specializing in personal consultation and teaching.

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Cary Fowler is co-author, with Frances Moore Lappé and Joseph Collins, of Food First, and is co-director of the Agricultural Resources Center in Chapel Hill, which is concerned with the world food problem.

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Frank Graziano has moved to Iowa from South Carolina, where he worked for the Arts Commission.

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David M. Guy is a short story writer and novelist who lives in Durham, N.C.

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Eric Jenkins runs a lung machine in open-heart surgery at the medical center in Birmingham, Alabama. He’s also an English master’s student.

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Frances Moore Lappé is co-author, with Joseph Collins and Cary Fowler, of Food First. She is also the author of Diet for a Small Planet.

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Robert H. Long is living in Carolina Beach, “the center of American hoke, . . . and much that is beautiful — the rocks at Fort Fisher, trees you can climb to view the Atlantic, and the Cape Fear, sweet bays blossoming at the window.”

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Holly Prado is from Los Angeles. Primarily a poet and autobiographical fiction writer, she finds that “journals keep coming up in my life.”

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John Rosenthal is a Chapel Hill photographer.

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Sy Safransky is editor of THE SUN.

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Cheryl Nelson Schilling lives with her two sons, Erin, 11 and Brendan, 9 in Los Angeles, where she works as a secretary and writes. “I am gathering opinions, intuitions, flashes and reflections as well as the very real Dialogue with Life, in a series of spiral-bound Collegetown notebooks, for a Novel. Or two. I wanted it to be a Big Romance, but Life keeps beating me over the head with lessons that tell me it’s going another way. Is this what they call Real?”

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Jim Thorton writes, “I just watched Montey, the pet Boa, eat two live rats. What manner of sickening homosexual dreams will fill tonight’s tortured rest, I who find the rat my best hope for the next incarnation?” He teaches fifth grade (!) in Florida.

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Richard Williams is from Chapel Hill and is the author of Savarin.

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On The Cover

John Toms (who — pardon us — was left out of last month’s contributors notes) lives in Asheville and is finishing up a stint as assistant curator of the Biltmore House in Asheville, one of the world’s largest and most spectacular mansions.

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Editor
Sy Safransky

Associate Editor
Priscilla Rich Safransky

Assistant Editor
Betsy Campbell Blackwell

Contributing Editors
Leaf Diamant
Karl Grossman
David Guy
Mike Mathers
David Searls
Richard Williams

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