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Teresa Cader ("The Odds") is the author of two collections of poems: Guests (1991) and The Paper Wasp, to be published next month.

Ivan Chermayeff (cover art) is a designer, a painter, and an illustrator who has received awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Society of Illustrators.

Ian Frazier ("Journalism Today") is the author of Family (1994) and Coyote v. Acme (1996).

David Harvey ("University, Inc.") is a professor of geography at Johns Hopkins University and the author of Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference (1996).

Erika Krouse ("My Weddings") is a writer who lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Thomas Lux ("The Man Into Whose Yard...") teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College. His most recent book is New and Selected Poems 1975-1995 (1997).

William McDonough ("The Next Industrial Revolution") is the Dean and Elson Professor of Architecture at the University of Virginia. He and Michael Braungart are the founders of McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

John McPhee ("The Ships of Port Revel") teaches writing at Princeton University. He is the author of Looking for a Ship (1990) and Annals of the Former World, which was published last summer.

W. S. Merwin ("Before the Flood") has won many awards, including the 1998 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. His epic poem, The Folding Cliffs, will be published this month.

James T. Patterson ("The Enemy Within"), a professor of history at Brown University, is the author of Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974, which won the 1997 Bancroft Prize for History.

G. Franco Romagnoli ("A Mediterranean Mix") wrote eight cookbooks with his late wife, Margaret, including The New Romagnolis' Table (1988) and Zuppa (1996).

David Schiff ("Misunderstanding Gershwin") is a composer and a professor of music at Reed College, in Portland, Oregon.

Eric Schlosser (Saturday Night at the Haçienda) is a contributing editor of The Atlantic.

Stephen Schulhofer ("Unwanted Sex") is the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology at the University of Chicago. His article in this issue will appear in somewhat different form in his book Unwanted Sex: The Culture of Intimidation and the Failure of Law, to be published by Harvard University Press next month.

John E. Schwarz ("The Hidden Side of the Clinton Economy") is the author of Illusions of Opportunity: The American Dream in Question (1997).

Martin P. Wattenberg ("Should Election Day Be a Holiday?") is the author of The Decline of American Political Parties, 1952-1996 (1998).

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The Atlantic Monthly; October 1998; Contributors; Volume 282, No. 4; page 4.

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