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Contributors

March 2004

Writers

Poems from David Budbill’s latest book, Moment to Moment: Poems of a Mountain Recluse, are frequently featured on Garrison Keillor’s National Public Radio program The Writer’s Almanac. Budbill lives in the mountains of northern Vermont and edits the Judevine Mountain Emailite, an online magazine.

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Kathleen Lake is an actress who just completed a yearlong tour with Shenandoah Shakespeare Express. She lives in Orlando, Florida, and her poems are forthcoming in Eclipse and Northwest Review.

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Angela Lam is a writer and fitness enthusiast living in Santa Rosa, California. Her essay in this issue is part of an unpublished book-length memoir. She is currently working on a novel.

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Diana Schmitt lives with her partner in western North Carolina, where she directs a dorm on the campus of Warren Wilson College. She also raises two daughters, writes for a small-town newspaper, and bakes lots of cookies.

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Todd James Pierce began teaching at South Carolina’s Clemson University in the fall. He is the author of two novels, The Sky Like Tamara Blue (Quartet Books) and The Australia Stories (MacAdam/Cage). His work has appeared most recently in the Georgia Review, the Indiana Review, and North American Review.

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Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.

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Pamela Schoenewaldt teaches fiction writing at University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Her work has been published in Crescent Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, and Literary Lunch. She is now writing her first novel, set in twelfth-century Italy.

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Sybil Smith is a writer and nurse who lives on the Vermont side of the Connecticut River. Since she wrote the essay in this issue, she has made contact with the divine. Much to her surprise, God turned out to be a talking otter. They are presently meeting on the river at sundown, so that God can explain her reasons for having set up the world the way she did.

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Corvin Thomas’s writing has appeared in Oyster Boy Review, Heist, and Appalachian Heritage. He and his wife recently moved to the Great Plains. At press time, they were expecting their second child any day and still struggling with names.

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Katy Williams’s work has appeared in Phoebe, So to Speak, and the Portland Review. She lives in Virginia with her husband, Brian, and dog, Ivy. She is currently completing a novel titled Wonderful Girl.

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Photographers

Photographer Amy R. Boles lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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Jessica Carlin is a photographer living in Bloomington, Indiana.

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William Carter is a fine-art photographer who lives in Los Altos Hills, California.

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Ellen Giamportone is a photographer living in rural New Hampshire. Her photograph in this issue was taken with a blue plastic toy camera that she used for eighteen years, until it broke.

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Roy Gumpel is a photographer living in High Falls, New York. His photographs of flowers appear in Faux Flowers (Chronicle Books), by Richard Kollath and Ed McCann.

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David Jessee is a father, designer, and photographer living near Pittsboro, North Carolina.

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Matt Kollasch is a freelance photographer based in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He is currently engaged in the Roma Foto Projekt in Slovakia, documenting the lives of the people commonly known as gypsies.

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Rebecca McBride lives in San Francisco and is an active member of the all-girl photographers group Point Blank.

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Ted Milller Jr. is a sports photographer living in Silverton, Oregon, with his wife and two boys.

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Gypsy Ray lives in Santa Cruz, California, where she takes photographs, swims, and reads more than is good for her aging eyes.

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Craig J. Satterlee teaches photography at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, and his images appear regularly in Northern Lights.

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Gordon Stettinius is a freelance photographer living in Richmond, Virginia.

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Jan Stürmann is a photographer who lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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Esther Vanderpot is a photographer who lives in San Diego, California.

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Photographer Rochelle Wells lives in Tacoma, Washington, with four cats, a wonderful daughter, and an intense but sentimental man.

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Harry Wilson lives in Bakersfield, California. His business card reads, “Unknown Photographer.”

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On The Cover

Martin Fishman took this month’s cover photograph a year ago at an antiwar protest in New York City, during which demonstrators marched from Times Square to Greenwich Village. Fishman lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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image © David Jessee

Editor
Sy Safransky

Assistant Editor
Andrew Snee

Art Director
Robert Graham

Manuscript Editor
Colleen Donfield

Editorial & Photo
Assistant

Rachel J. Elliott

Editorial Assistant
Erica Berkeley

Proofreader
Seth Mirsky

Manuscript Reader
Gillian Kendall

Business Manager
Becky Gee

Circulation Director
Krista Bremer

Project Manager
Angela Winter

Archivist
Erika Simon

Reader Services
Heather Barnes

Administrative Assistant
Lucas Saunders

Circulation Consultant
Ilona Page

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