Contributors -- January 1996
Burkhard Bilger ("Barking Up the Right Tree") is a senior editor at The Sciences. He has a redbone coonhound named Hattie.
Richard Brookhiser ("A Man on Horseback") is a senior editor of National Review and a columnist for The New York Observer. His article in this issue of The Atlantic is taken from his book Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington, which will be published next month by the Free Press. Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Richard Brookhiser
Francis Davis ("Bud's Bubble") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic and the author of The History of the Blues (1995). A collection of his essays, Bebop and Nothingness, will be published this spring. Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Francis Davis
Castle Freeman Jr. ("Stuck With Strangers") is an essayist and a short-story writer. His books include The Bride of Ambrose and Other Stories (1987) and Spring Snow: The Seasons of New England From "The Old Farmer's Almanac" (1995).
Anatol Lieven ("A New Iron Curtain"), a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace, in Washington, D.C., was formerly a correspondent for The (London) Times in the Soviet Union. He is the author of The Baltic Revolution:Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the Path to Independence (1993).
C. F. Payne (cover art) has received numerous awards for his illustrations, including gold and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators. He designed five commemorative stamps for the U.S. Postal Service.
Roxana Robinson ("The Favor") is the author of the novel Summer Light (1988), Georgia O'Keefe: A Life (1989), and A Glimpse of Scarlet and Other Stories (1991). Her latest collection of short stories, Asking for Love, will be published this spring.
Christina Schwarz ("Mississippi Monte Carlo") is primarily a fiction writer. Her work has appeared in Iowa Woman.
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The Atlantic Monthly; January 1996; Volume 277, No. 1; page 6.