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Contributors -- December 1995

David Bornstein ("The Barefoot Bank With Cheek"), a journalist, spent three years doing research on the Grameen Bank for his book The Price of a Dream: The Story of the Grameen Bank, which will be published in the spring.

Matthew Dallek ("The Conservative 1960s") is a freelance journalist and a Ph.D. candidate in American history at Columbia University.

Castle Freeman Jr. ("Surviving Deer Season") 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).

Erica Funkhouser ("The Accident") is a poet and playwright. Her most recent book, Sure Shot and Other Poems, was published in 1992. Funkhouser presented her long poem Songs of the City at The Poets' Theatre, in Cambridge, Mass., in November of 1994.

Paul Gagnon ("What Should Children Learn?") is a senior research associate at the School of Education at Boston University, and a former director of the Fund for the Improvement and Reform of Schools and Teaching of the U.S. Department of Education. He is the author of two books on the teaching of history in high schools. Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Paul Gagnon

Hans Koning ("A French Mirror") is the author of the novels A Walk With Love and Death (1961), The Petersburg-Cannes Express (1975), and The Kleber Flight (1981), and of A New Yorker in Egypt (1976) and Columbus: His Enterprise (1991). His new novel, Night and Day, will be published next year.

Kathleen McAuliffe ("The Undiscovered World of Thomas Edison") is a science writer whose articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and Smithsonian. Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Kathleen McAuliffe

George Mills ("Progress Report") is the author of The House Sails Out of Sight of Home (1991), which won the Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize.

Ellen Ruppel Shell ("An Element of Doubt") is an associate professor of journalism at Boston University, where she co-directs the graduate program in science journalism. She is the author of A Child's Place (1992).

Alan Shapiro ("Night Terrors") is the author of In Praise of the Impure: Poetry and the Ethical Imagination (1993), a book of essays. A new book of his poems, Mixed Company, will be published next spring.

Lee Smith ("The Happy Memories Club") is a writer who lives in North Carolina. She is the author of The Devil's Dream (1993) and Saving Grace (1995).

Michael Sragow ("Realized Ambitions") is a movie critic for Seattle Weekly and the editor of Produced and Abandoned: The Best Films You've Never Seen (1990). Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Michael Sragow

J. C. Suarès (cover art) is an author and illustrator who has designed various publications, including New York, Connoisseur, The New York Times Book Review, and Walking Magazine. His latest book, A Passion for Kittens, was published last month.

Copyright © (1995) by The Atlantic Monthly Company. All rights reserved.
The Atlantic Monthly; December 1995; Volume 276, No. 6; page 6.

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