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The Sun Magazine

Contributors

November 2003

Writers

Chris Bursk is a poet and decision-making counselor for inmates and parolees. He lives in Langhorne Manor, Pennsylvania, and teaches at Bucks Community College.

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Alison Luterman lives in Oakland, California, where she can often be found parked outside the High Street Walgreens or Farmer Joe’s or the gym, busily composing her opus in her 1993 Geo Prism.

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Morton Marcus lives in Santa Cruz, California, and is the author of several books of poetry, including Moments without Names (White Pine) and Shouting Down the Silence (Creative Arts).

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Born in Portland, Oregon, Erin Van Rheenen spends most of her time in the San Francisco Bay Area. For the last year, however, she has lived in Costa Rica, where she is writing a book on how to relocate to that country.

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Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.

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Jasmine Skye is soldiering on through the Twelve Steps in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She’s currently working on her first novel and looking for an agent.

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Sparrow lives in Phoenicia, New York, with his wife Violet Snow and daughter Sylvia. He recently wrote recipes for Fork Soup and Turnip-Fish, which will appear in his gossip column in the Phoenicia Times. He is currently reading his third book about the Shroud of Turin.

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Corvin Thomas is a television journalist and winner of more than a dozen Emmy Awards. His writing has appeared in Oyster Boy Review, Heist, and Appalachian Heritage, and he has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He recently moved to the heartlands and is expecting his second child in February.

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Genie Zeiger is a frequent contributor to The Sun and the author of two books of poems and a memoir. Her second work of nonfiction, Atta Girl!, will be published in 2004 by Sherman Asher Publishing. She lives in Shelburne, Massachusetts.

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Photographers

Alyssa H. Axsom is a photographer living in Lafayette, Colorado.

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Rita Bernstein was a civil-rights lawyer before she fell madly in love with photography. The only thing she misses about her former life is the money. She lives in Philadelphia with her family.

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James Carroll is a photographer living in New York City.

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Photographer Morgan Caufield’s home is a yurt nestled in the redwoods of Occidental, California, where she lives with two cats and a rabbit.

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Matt Kollasch is a photographer living in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He is currently involved in the Roma Foto Projekt, which documents the lives and struggles of the Slovak Roma (often referred to as gypsies).

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Julie McCarthy is a freelance photographer living in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. “Although I wasn’t born with a camera in my hand,” she writes, “I fully intend to die with one.”

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Kerry St. Ours lives with her husband in Northport, New York. She has been taking photographs since 1996.

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Mark Townsend lives and takes photographs in Brooklyn, New York.

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Photographer Natalie Urminska recently moved from Hawaii to New York City.

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Suzi Q. Varin grew up in Idaho, and her passions are hockey, mashed potatoes, and photography. She now lives in Los Angeles.

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On The Cover

Reinhard Gorn is a native of Berlin, Germany. A former social worker, he has made his living from photography since 1982. He teaches and does commercial work to pay the bills, but he prefers to photograph strangers on the streets. It is, he says, his therapy. He took this month’s cover photograph in Budapest, Hungary, where he lived for part of 1992. After a summer storm, he went outside with his camera and found a young girl standing in the middle of a flooded road.

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