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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).

Jane Kenyon ("Drawing From the Past" and "Surprise") died last April. Her collection Otherwise:New and Selected Poems will be published this spring.

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).

Todd Oppenheimer ("The Rancher Subsidy") is an associate editor of Newsweek InterActive. He has won numerous awards for his writing and investigative reporting.

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.

Benjamin Schwarz ("Mississippi Monte Carlo") is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute, in New York. His essay "The Diversity Myth" was The Atlantic's cover story last May.

Christina Schwarz ("Mississippi Monte Carlo") is primarily a fiction writer. Her work has appeared in Iowa Woman.

Lee Siegel ("How to Raise a Good Liberal") has written for The Nation, Dissent, Commonweal, and The New York Times Book Review. He teaches literature at Fordham University, in New York.

Peter Tyson ("Otherworldly Madagascar") is the managing editor of Earthwatch and a contributor to Technology Review. His biography Groucho Marx was published last year.

Barbara Wallraff ("Life's Choreographer") is a senior editor of The Atlantic.


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The Atlantic Monthly; January 1996; Volume 277, No. 1; page 6.

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