Winter 1993, Volume 10.1
Notes on Contributors


RICHARD F. FLECK (Ph.D., U of Mexico) is Director of the Humanities Division and Professor of English at Teikyo Loretto University in Denver. His most recent publications include Thoreau and Muir Among the Indians (Archon Books, 1985), "Mountaineity: Thoughts Above Treeline" in Heaven is Under Our Feet (LongMeadow Press, 1991), and Critical Perspective on Native American Fiction (Three Continents Press, forthcoming).

WILLIAM KENNEDY's latest novel is Very Old Bones (1992). See p. 21 for other information.

F. R. LEWIS (M.L.S., University at Albany/SUNY) tutors eighth, ninth, and tenth grade students in expository writing for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. She also conducts private fiction-writing workshops and edits the literary journal Groundswell. Her stories have twice taken the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. In April 1991 she was a fellow at The Millay Colony for the Arts. While with the New York State Writers Institute, she helped to develop and coordinate NPR's "Public Radio Book Show." Her stories have recently appeared in The Alaska Quarterly Review, Ascent, Cottonwood, Negative Capability, The American Voice, The Chariton Review, Kalliope, Karamu, and others. Her first one-act play was published by the Alabama Literary Review.

ALAN MEYER (M.Ed., Weber State U/Utah State U) is an English Teacher at Bonneville High School in Ogden, Utah. He is also an adjunct instructor at Weber State University. His work has appeared in Dialogue, Cavalier, Winds of Change, and Utah Sings.

WILLIAM E. H. MEYER, JR. (M.A., U of Chicago) is presently a free-lance artist and writer. He has taught at Houston Community College and the University of Houston. He has published 30 essays on hypervisuality in the United States, Canada, Germany and Australia, and his poetry, fiction, and art work have appeared in numerous journals in the United States and Canada. His work has appeared in Thought, Philosophy Today, Stanford Literature Review, Thomas Wolfe Review, and others.

JAN C. MINICH (Ph.D., U of Utah) teaches literature, writing, and wilderness studies at the College of Eastern Utah. He has published a chapbook, History of a Drowning (Owlcreek Press, 1990). His poems have appeared in Northwest Review, Seattle Review, Montana Review, Columbia, Kansas Quarterly, and others.

RICHARD OLIVER is a senior majoring in Visual Communications at Weber State University. His cover illustraion was especially chosen for this issue.

DANIEL R. SCHWARZ (Ph.D., Brown U) is Professor of English at Cornell University and holds the Visiting Citizen's Chair at the University of Hawaii for the 1992-1993 academic year. His publications include The Case for a Humanistic Poetics (1991), The Transformation of the English Novel, 1890-1930 (1989), Reading Joyce's Ulysses (1987), The Humanistic Heritage: Critical Theories of the English Novel from James to Hillis Miller (1986), Disraeli's Fiction (1979), a two volume study of Joseph Conrad entitled Joseph Conrad: Almayer's Folly to Under Western Eyes (1980) and Conrad: The Later Fiction (1982); and Narrative and Representation in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens (forthcoming). He is currently working on a book entitled Modernist Perspectives: Defining the Genealogy of Modernism (from which this essay is a version of a chapter). He is editing a series of books for Paragon House entitled "Studies in the Modernist Imagination," and in summer of 1993 he will be directing his fifth NEH Seminar for College Teachers entitled "Critical and Theoretical Perspectives on the Modernist Tradition."

TOM SMITH is Associate Director of the New York State Writers Institute and Professor of English at the University at Albany, State University of New York. He holds degrees from New York University and Harvard University. He is co-producer and host of "Public Radio BookShow," and the author of many articles on modern and contemporary literature.

JANET SYLVESTER (Ph.D., U of Utah) teaches at Old Dominion University in Virginia. Her first book of poetry, That Mulberry Wine, was published by Wesleyan University Press. Poems from her second book, Regardless, have appeared in The New Virginia Review and The Michigan Quarterly Review, and others.

MARK WALLING teaches at East Central University (Oklahoma) and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University. His poetry has appeared in Midland Review, and he has nonfiction forthcoming in Cimarron Review and The Explicator.