Issue 53 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine

Contributors

March 1980

Writers

Jeffery Beame is a Chapel Hill poet.

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Alma Blount is a journalism student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She’s the former assistant editor of THE SUN.

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David C. Childers lives in Lillington, N.C. He’s a poet, a law student, and a father. He writes, “I’ve quit hating myself and love myself with less shame every day.”

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Louise Lacey is editor and publisher of Woman’s Choice: An Intimate Monthly Journal of Feminine Expression.

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Dr. Irving Oyle is a family doctor turned medical researcher and author. He has investigated different models of reality and consciousness, exploring their application to health. He lives in Mendocino, California, and is a teaching associate at the University of California, Santa Cruz Extension.

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Sy Safransky is editor of THE SUN.

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Jim Thornton lives in Boynton Beach, Florida, where he teaches fifth grade and is at work on a novella, Lapus and the Landlord, “which is a horrific, funny grotesquerie about the nature of God, morality, entropy, and capitalism, with a plethora of utterly disgusting incidents, and enough gore to paint the Libyan desert alizarin crimson.”

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On The Cover

When John Rosenthal showed us this picture, of New York’s Manhattan Bridge in a snowstorm, I told him, “It’s beautiful, but this is our first issue of Spring.” He replied: “Then make it a goodbye Winter picture.”

— Ed.


John Rosenthal taught English at UNC-Greensboro and UNC-Chapel Hill from 1965 to 1971. He escaped from the teaching profession and is now a photographer.

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Editor
Sy Safransky

Assistant Editor
Elizabeth Campbell

Typesetting
Loretta Annese/SunSerifs Typesetting Service

Editorial Assistants
David Belsky
Beth Carol Boone
Rich Goldrosen
Sara LeFever
Mayapriya Long
Anne Rubin
Sarah Wilson

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