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Contributors -- October 1996

James Fallows ("A Talk With Bill Clinton") is the editor of U.S. News & World Report and a contributing editor of The Atlantic.

Erica Funkhouser ("India Cotton Shirt") is a poet and a playwright. She is the author of Natural Affinities (1983) and Sure Shot and Other Poems (1992).

Linda Gregerson ("Target") teaches Renaissance literature at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Reformation of the Subject (1995). Her poem in this issue will appear in her book The Woman Who Died in Her Sleep, to be published by Houghton Mifflin in November.

Donald Hall ("From Willow Temple"), is the author of Their Ancient Glittering Eyes (1992) and The Museum of Clear Ideas (1993). His latest book, The Old Life: New Poems, was published in June.

Marjorie Heins ("A Birth-Control Crusader") is the director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Arts Censorship Project and the author of Sex, Sin & Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars (1993).

Corby Kummer ("Salsa Without Tears") is a senior editor of The Atlantic. He is the author of The Joy of Coffee (1995).

Nicholas Lemann ("Banana Man") 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.

Robert A. Levine ("The Empty Symbolism of American Politics"), a West Coast economic consultant, was a deputy director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1975 to 1979. His article "The Economic Consequences of Mr. Clinton" was part of the cover story in the July Atlantic.

Steven Nadis ("The Sub-Seabed Solution") a former staff researcher for the Union of Concerned Scientists, writes regularly for Nature, Science, and Omni. He has co-authored several books, including Beyond the Freeze (1982) and Car Trouble (1993).

Conor Cruise O'Brien ("Thomas Jefferson: Radical and Racist") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic and the author of many books, including The Siege: The Saga of Israel and Zionism (1986) and The Great Melody: A Thematic Biography of Edmund Burke (1993). His article in this issue is drawn from his book The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800, to be published next month by the University of Chicago Press.

Lucie Prinz ("Say Something") is a staff editor of The Atlantic.

Ben Verkaaik (cover art) is an illustrator who lives in the Netherlands.

Martin Walker ("Clinton Scandals, Inc.") is the U.S. bureau chief of the British newspaper The Guardian. He is the author of The President We Deserve: Bill Clinton's Rise and Falls and Comebacks (1996).

Barbara Wallraff ("Two Kinds of Paradise") is a senior editor of The Atlantic.

Copyright © 1996 by The Atlantic Monthly Company. All rights reserved.
The Atlantic Monthly; October 1996; Contributors; Volume 278, No. 4; page 6.

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