Issue 53 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


March 1980


Jeffery Beame is a Chapel Hill poet.


Alma Blount is a journalism student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She’s the former assistant editor of THE SUN.


David C. Childers lives in Lillington, N.C. He’s a poet, a law student, and a father. He writes, “I’ve quit hating myself and love myself with less shame every day.”


Louise Lacey is editor and publisher of Woman’s Choice: An Intimate Monthly Journal of Feminine Expression.


Dr. Irving Oyle is a family doctor turned medical researcher and author. He has investigated different models of reality and consciousness, exploring their application to health. He lives in Mendocino, California, and is a teaching associate at the University of California, Santa Cruz Extension.


Sy Safransky is editor of THE SUN.


Jim Thornton lives in Boynton Beach, Florida, where he teaches fifth grade and is at work on a novella, Lapus and the Landlord, “which is a horrific, funny grotesquerie about the nature of God, morality, entropy, and capitalism, with a plethora of utterly disgusting incidents, and enough gore to paint the Libyan desert alizarin crimson.”


On The Cover

When John Rosenthal showed us this picture, of New York’s Manhattan Bridge in a snowstorm, I told him, “It’s beautiful, but this is our first issue of Spring.” He replied: “Then make it a goodbye Winter picture.”

— Ed.

John Rosenthal taught English at UNC-Greensboro and UNC-Chapel Hill from 1965 to 1971. He escaped from the teaching profession and is now a photographer.


Sy Safransky

Assistant Editor
Elizabeth Campbell

Loretta Annese/SunSerifs Typesetting Service

Editorial Assistants
David Belsky
Beth Carol Boone
Rich Goldrosen
Sara LeFever
Mayapriya Long
Anne Rubin
Sarah Wilson

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