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
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
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
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
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
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
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