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The Sun Magazine

Contributors

February 2011

Writers

Joseph Bathanti’s latest book of poetry is Restoring Sacred Art (Star Cloud Press). He lives in Boone, North Carolina, where he is a professor of creative writing at Appalachian State University.

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Anthony Bloom

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Akhim Yuseff Cabey is originally from the Bronx but now lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he is working on a childhood memoir called Little Red Love Machine.

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Dane Cervine is a therapist who directs the child and adolescent programs for Santa Cruz County, California. His poem “The Ukelele” was a finalist for the Atlanta Review’s International Poetry Competition.

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Arnie Cooper was almost trampled by an elephant while on a recent trip to South Africa, but it was a tick the size of a pinhead that ended up pummeling him with days of debilitating fever. He is now back to riding his mountain bike in and around Santa Barbara, California.

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Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine and author of “a sprawling labyrinthine vast inchoate Oregon novel” called Mink River (Oregon State University Press). He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Rob Keast lives with his wife and six-year-old daughter near Detroit, Michigan, where he teaches middle-school and high-school English. He recently finished writing a novel for young adults, for which he is seeking an agent. His longest-running literary creation is Petunia, a rabbit who stars in a new adventure every night at bedtime.

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Robin Romm is the author of The Mother Garden: Stories and The Mercy Papers: A Memoir of Three Weeks (both Scribner). She teaches writing at New Mexico State University and is currently on sabbatical in Portland, Oregon.

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Sy Safransky is editor and publisher of The Sun.

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Crystal Williams grew up in Detroit, Michigan, and now lives in Portland, Oregon. She is the author of three collections of poems, most recently Troubled Tongues (Lotus Press).

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Saint James Harris Wood’s essay in this issue is from his memoir, Something Is Wrong with Me, for which a publishing deal is in the works. In prison for robbing banks with a toy gun, he welcomes mail to break up the steady flow of IRS complaints and magazine rejection letters. (Saint James Harris Wood T30027, P.O. Box CMC-6273, San Luis Obispo, CA 93409)

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Photographers

Rita Bernstein is a former civil-rights lawyer whose photographs are represented by galleries in San Francisco, Houston, New York, and Philadelphia, where she lives.

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Morgan Caufield died in February 2010 at the age of fifty-four. She worked with developmentally disabled children in Sebastopol, California.

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Radek Cermak lives in the Czech Republic.

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Gloria Baker Feinstein lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Her latest book is Kutuuka (Yellow Bird Press), a collection of photographs and drawings of and by orphans in Uganda.

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Martin Fishman died in February 2010 at the age of seventy-two. His photographs are part of the permanent collection of the Coney Island Museum in New York.

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Duncan Green works as a bicycle advocate for the local transit agency in Olympia, Washington.

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Joel Jensen is proud that, despite being “skinny as a rail,” he was state weightlifting champ in college. His photographs illustrate a book by Linda G. Niemann called Railroad Noir: The American West at the End of the Twentieth Century (Indiana University Press). He lives in Ely, Nevada.

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Chris Kresser lives in Oakland, California.

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Otis Kriegel lives in New York City, where he teaches elementary school and runs a public-art collaborative.

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Sandro Michahelles takes photographs for both the love of it and for money. He lives in Florence, Italy.

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Patricia D. Richards’s latest book of photographs is Incredible Eyes (TCB Publishers). She is the workshop director for European Photo Workshops Inc. and lives in Plano, Texas.

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James Sedwick is a photographer, poet, and clinical mental-health counselor who lives in South Wales, New York.

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Linda Smogor’s photographs have been published in American Photo, the New York Times, and Life. She lives in Homer, Alaska, a place known as “the end of the road” because Highway 1 ends there.

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Harry Wilson’s photos have appeared in Fifth Wednesday Journal, Fourteen Hills, and Alligator Juniper. “In other words,” he says, “I am an unknown photographer.” He lives in Bakersfield, California.

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On The Cover

Monica Denevan lives in San Francisco and took this month’s cover photograph in Burma, where she travels annually. The man pictured is pushing his fishing boat into the Irrawaddy River at sunset.

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