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Contributors -- August 1996

Dick Allen ("Memo From the Desk of Wallace Stevens") is the author of Flight and Pursuit (1987). A new book by him, Ode to the Cold War:New and Selected Poems, will be published next spring.

Jack Beatty ("A Race Too Far?") is a senior editor of The Atlantic. He is the author of The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley (1992).

Linda Bierds ("The Weathervanes") teaches at the University of Washington and recently received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her most recent book of poetry is The Ghost Trio (1994).

André Emmerich ("Abloom With Art") is an art dealer in New York City.

James Fallows ("`Throwing Like a Girl'") is The Atlantic's Washington editor. His most recent book is Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy (1996).

Tom Garrett (cover art) is a collage artist who lives in Minneapolis. His work has appeared in Harper's, Business Week, and Smart Money.

Robert D. Kaplan ("Proportionalism") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic. His most recent book, The Ends of the Earth: A Journey at the Dawn of the 21st Century, was published this spring.

Ralph Lombreglia ("The Only People for Him") is the author of two collections of short stories, Men Under Water (1990) and Make Me Work (1994). He is writing a novel, for which he has received a Guggenheim fiction fellowship.

Beth Lordan ("The Dummy"), who teaches creative writing at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, received a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship. She is the author of August Heat (1989).

Cullen Murphy ("Eminent Domains") is the managing editor of The Atlantic. He is a co-author, with William L. Rathje, of Rubbish! The Archaeology of Garbage (1992). Just Curious, a collection of Murphy's essays, almost all of which originally appeared in The Atlantic, was published last year.

Jonathan Schell ("The Uncertain Leviathan") is a writer who lives in New York. His books include The Fate of the Earth (1982) and The Abolition (1984). He is writing a series of columns about the presidential election for Newsday.

Tony Scherman ("The Last Roundup") was the editor of The Rock Musician (1994) and a co-editor of its companion volume, The Jazz Musician (1994). He is at work on a biography of the New Orleans musician Earl Palmer.

Charles Trueheart ("Welcome to the Next Church") has been reporting from Canada for The Washington Post since 1992; this month he becomes a Paris correspondent for the paper.


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The Atlantic Monthly; August 1996; Contributors; Volume 278, No. 2; page 6.

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