Issue 271 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


July 1998


Kim Addonizio’s most recent books are the verse novel Jimmy & Rita (BOA Editions) and The Poet’s Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry (Norton). She lives in San Francisco.


Neil Davidson has written widely on music and the arts. His novel The Sweet Revenge of Melissa Chavez (Tudor) is the first in a trilogy about a young woman growing up in the nineties. He lives in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.


Stuart Kestenbaum lives in Deer Isle, Maine, and is the author of a book of poems titled Pilgrimage (Coyote Love Press). His poems have appeared in Tikkun, the Beloit Poetry Journal, and Northeast Corridor.


Teresa S. Mathes lives with her husband and two children in a suburb of Chicago, where she teaches creative writing and is an associate editor of the poetry journal RHINO. Her stories have appeared in the Greensboro Review, Short Fiction by Women, and the South Dakota Review.


Marc Petersen is a poet who is trying to figure out his past. He lives in Santa Clara, California.


Karen Propp’s work has appeared in the Antioch Review, Lilith, and Ploughshares. Her essay in this issue is part of her forthcoming memoir The Pregnancy Project. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.


Peter A. Selwyn is associate director of the Yale AIDS Program in New Haven, Connecticut, and a faculty scholar of the Open Society Institute’s Project on Death in America.


Nance Van Winckel is a professor in the graduate creative-writing program at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington. Her most recent book is Quake (University of Missouri Press), a collection of short stories, and she has a book of poems forthcoming from Miami University Press in October. She raises Angora rabbits and is a spinner and weaver.


On The Cover

Robert E. Hannan is a photographer who is smitten by ordinary things. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.


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