Issue 308 | Contributors | The Sun Magazine


August 2001


Poe Ballantine began his career as a Civil War correspondent. He lives with a Mexican girl on the high plains of Nebraska in a little house completely surrounded by snakes and wild apple trees.


Derrick Jensen’s most recent book is A Language Older Than Words (Context Books). He lives in Crescent City, California.


Alison Luterman lives in Oakland, California, where she will be offering creative writing classes in her living room starting in September.


Kurt Rheinheimer’s fiction has appeared in a variety of magazines, from Redbook to Michigan Quarterly Review. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia, and is the editor of Blue Ridge Country magazine. He is also a lifelong, and apparently incurable, Baltimore Orioles fan.


Sy Safransky is editor of The Sun.


Maximilian Schlaks is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is currently at work on a novel set in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, where he grew up. He lives in Meadville, Pennsylvania.


Ruth L. Schwartz divides her time between Fresno and Oakland, California. Her book of poems Singular Bodies was recently published by Anhinga Press (


Genie Zeiger is a poet, essayist, and (for now) avid gardener living in Shelburne, Massachusetts. Her latest book is How I Find Her: A Mother's Dying and a Daughter’s Life (Sherman Asher).


On The Cover

Marshall Clarke is a freelance photographer living in Baltimore, Maryland.


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