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Contributors -- May 1996

Erin Belieu ("Passed On"), is the author of Infanta (1995), a collection of poems. Her work has appeared in The New York Times and Agni.

Paul Bochner ("Someplace Like Home"), is a painter who lives near New York City. He has won several international awards for his short films.

Thomas Byrne Edsall ("The Protean President"), a political reporter for The Washington Post, is the author of Chain Reaction, written with Mary D. Edsall (1991).

Nicholas Gaetano (cover art), is an illustrator and abstract painter who lives in North Carolina. His work has been widely exhibited in the United States and Japan.

Donald Hall ("The Wedding Couple"), is the author of Their Ancient Glittering Eyes (1992) and The Museum of Clear Ideas (1993). Hall's poem in this issue will appear in his book The Old Life: New Poems, to be published next month.

Debra Pennington ("Postscript"), teaches English at the University of Alaska at Anchorage. Her poems have appeared in Hellas and Shaping the Landscape.

Peter G. Peterson ("Will America Grow Up Before It Grows Old?"), is the chairman of The Blackstone Group, a private investment bank. A book based on his article in this issue will be published in September by Random House.

Stanley Plumly ("The Marriage in the Trees"), is a professor of English at the University of Maryland at College Park. His poem in this issue will appear in a new collection of the same title, to be published this fall.

Charles Portis ("I Don't Talk Service No More"), is a novelist and journalist who lives in Arkansas. His books include True Grit (1968) and Gringos (1991).

James Reiss ("Cycle"), is a professor of English at Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio, and the editor of Miami University Press. His books include Express (1983) and Parable of Fire (1996).

Dmitri Tymoczko ("The Nitrous Oxide Philosopher"), is a teaching assistant at Harvard University.

Thom Ward ("Vasectomy"), is a poet whose work has appeared in Poetry Northwest, Yellow Silk, and The Christian Science Monitor.

Geoffrey Wheatcroft (In Tune With Ireland), is a columnist for The Daily Express of London and the author of the forthcoming The Controversy of Zion.

William H. Youngren ("Finished Symphonies"), is a professor of English at Boston College.


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The Atlantic Monthly; May 1996; Contributors; Volume 277, No. 5; page 6.

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