Christina Adam ("Horse Heaven Hills") has lived on a mountain ranch for eleven years. Her new collection of short stories, Sleeping With the Buffalo, will be published this winter.
Guy Billout ("The Digital Age") has received many awards for his magazine and advertising work, including gold and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators.
George J. Borjas ("The New Economics of Immigration"), a professor of public policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, at Harvard University, is the author of Friends or Strangers: The Impact of Immigrants on the U.S. Economy (1990) and Labor Economics (1996).
Lynn Caraganis ("My Sex Mentors"), is the author of Garish Days (1988) and Cousin It (1991).
Seymour Chwast (cover artist) is the director of the Pushpin Group, a graphic-design firm in New York. His work, in a variety of media, has been exhibited widely in the United States, Asia, and Europe.
Andrew Frisardi ("Junior Soccer") recently received his MFA from Syracuse University. His poems and poetry reviews have appeared in Poetry, The Boston Book Review, Verse, and other magazines.
Tony Hiss ("Remembering Ross Thomas") is a visiting scholar at the Taub Urban Research Center of New York University. An expanded version of his train-travel book, All Aboard With E. M. Frimbo, will be reissued early next year.
David M. Kennedy ("Can We Still Afford to Be a Nation of Immigrants?") is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University, and was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University in the past academic year.
Nicholas Lemann ("A Cartoon Elite") is The Atlantic's national correspondent and the author of The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America (1991). He is at work on a book about meritocracy in the United States.
Thomas Lux ("Torn Shades") teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College and is the author of Split Horizon (1994).
Heather Millar ("Log Me a River") writes about the environment, technology, and current events for Wired, Popular Science, Business Week, and The New York Times.
David Owen ("Innocents Abroad") is the author of The Man Who Invented Saturday Morning (1988) and The Walls Around Us (1991). His most recent book, My Usual Game (1995), is about golf.
Michael Ullman ("Big, Brilliant American Sound") teaches music and English at Tufts University. He is the author of Jazz From Its Origin to the Present(1992).
Mary Anne Weaver ("India's Bandit Queen") is a staff writer for The New Yorker who has written extensively about South Asia and the Middle East. She lived in New Delhi from 1982 through 1985.
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The Atlantic Monthly; November 1996; Contributors; Volume 278, No. 5; page 6.