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The Sun Magazine


January 1980


Jimmy Santiago Baca went into a maximum security prison in Arizona at the age of 22 to serve five years for selling drugs. He made it out and is living in Hurdle Mills, N.C. His book, Immigrants In Our Own Land, has been published by Louisiana State University Press.

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Robert Bly lives in Madison, Minnesota. His book of poetry, The Light Around the Body, won the National Book Award in 1968. Other books he’s written include This Body Is Made of Camphor and Gopherwood, Sleepers Joining Hands, and The Morning Glory.

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Christopher Bursk lives in Langhorne Manor, Pennsylvania, where he teaches high school English. A book of his poems has been published by Houghton-Mifflin.

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Barbara Docktor lives in Hillsborough, N.C.

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David Manning lives in San Francisco. His story about the fool who found himself (Issue 44) was staged by the “Delta Carnival” in San Francisco, “complete with umbrella eyes, rising billowing parachute mountain, window shade bubble blower, masks, puppet, etc. etc. . . .”

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Andrew Staley

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Peg Staley

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On The Cover

Sy Safransky is editor of THE SUN.

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