Issue 290 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


February 2000


Photographer Vincent Cianni lives, works, and dances the merengue in Brooklyn’s Southside neighborhood. This year, his work will appear in exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Museum of the City of New York.


Esther Ehrlich lives and writes in Berkeley, California.


Heather King is a Los Angeles writer whose essays have appeared in Utne Reader, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, and House Beautiful.


Renee Lertzman’s interviews have appeared in Terra Nova, Speak, and The Sun. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Stephen J. Lyons is a writer living, for the time being, in Pullman, Washington. One of his essays from The Sun [“What’s for Lunch?” February 1998] was listed as a notable essay of the year in The Best Spiritual Writing of 1999 (Harper SanFrancisco).


Veneta Masson is a poet, essayist, and nurse living in Washington, D.C. She is celebrating the publication of her second collection of poems, “Rehab at the Florida Avenue Grill” (Sage Femme Press).


Alex Mindt’s stories have been published in Fiction and the Literary Review, and his plays have been produced in Los Angeles and Seattle, Washington. Nowheresville, a feature film he wrote, produced, and directed, won the Audience Award at the 1998 Las Vegas International Film Festival. He lives in Seattle.


Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.


Scott Russell Sanders is a distinguished professor of English at Indiana University, Bloomington. He’s the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction and several books for children.


Scott Withiam lives in Wareham, Massachusetts, and teaches writing and literature in Vermont College’s adult degree program and at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. He also coedits the Onset Review. His poems have recently appeared in the Green Mountains Review, the Florida Review, and the Harvard Review.


On The Cover

Photographer James Carroll describes himself as a “clear-eyed romantic and antisocial humanist.” He lives in New York City.


Sy Safransky

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