Spring 1989, Volume 6.1
Notes on Contributors


PATRICIA TRUXLER AIKINS was educated at Holy Names College for Women and the University of Utah. In both places, faculty fostered in her a respect for woman as subject and woman as center of inquiry. Currently, she is Professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City where she has taught courses in English literature, Shakespeare, and regional American women writers for the past twenty years.

JIM ATON (Ph.D., Ohio University) is an Associate Professor of English at Southern Utah State College. His writings appear in the South Dakota Review, Southwest Art, Western American Literature, and the SUSC Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series, #9.

PHYLLIS BARBER (MFA in writing, Vermont College), founder and codirector of the Writers at Work Conference held in Park City, Utah, has been published in Kenyon Review, Chariton Review, Crosscurrents, Fiction International, and North American Review. She received first prizes in the 1988 Utah State Literary Competition for her novel, And the Desert Shall Blossom, and a short story, "Justice."

E. LEON CHIDESTER, Associate Professor of Spanish at Southern Utah State College, has published poetry in several journals.

DAN EMERSON is a senior at Weber State College, majoring in visual communications/design. He is currently employed as the graphic designer and art director for a local production agency. His specialties are typography and logo design.

JANE H. MADDOCK (Ph.D., University of Utah) is an Assistant Professor 'of English and Director of American Studies at Western Montana College, University of Montana. She has numerous television credits, primarily documentaries for KUED-TV in Salt Lake City. Most recently, she has written and co-produced "Utah's Black Legacy," a one-hour documentary.

SANTE MATTEO (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University) is presently an Associate Professor of French and Italian at Brigham Young University, where he teaches Italian language and literature and French and Italian cinema. He is the author of Textual Exile: The Reader in Sterne and Foscolo and coeditor of The Reasonable Romantic: Essays on Alessandro Manzoni. He has also published articles on Le Roman de la Rose, and the eighteenth-century Neapolitan philosopher Giambattista Vico.

JOHN S. McCORMICK (Ph.D., University of Iowa), a Professor of history at Salt Lake Community College, spent the prior eleven years as historian at the Utah State Historical Society. He is the author of seven books that focus on Salt Lake City and Utah, and has published articles and presented papers at a variety of conferences.

ROBERT S. MIKKELSEN (Ph.D., University of Utah) is a Professor of English at Weber State College. His poetry and articles have been published in Concerning Poetry, Western Humanities Review, Weber Studies, and Carleton Miscellany.

HELEN PAPANIKOLAS (B.A., University of Utah) is a Fellow of the Utah Historical Society. She has written ethnic and labor history for thirty-five years, publishing more than twenty articles in history journals. Her longer works include Toil and Rage: The Greek Immigrants in Utah, The Peoples of Utah, and her parents' biography, Emily-George.

BARRY W. SARCHETT (Ph.D., University of Utah), an Assistant Professor of English at Incarnate Word College in San Antonio, Texas, has taught at Colorado College as well. He recently published articles on Lionel Trilling in Western Humanities Review and on William F. Buckley's spy fiction in a forthcoming volume on American Catholic writers (Greenwood Press).

C. L. RAWLINS was educated at Utah State University and Stanford University, and equally in several western mountain ranges. He has poems forthcoming in Wilderness magazine and the Chicago Review. He serves as poetry editor for High Country News.

JOHN R. SILLITO (M.A., University of Utah) is Archivist and Assistant Professor of Library Science at Weber State College. His book, Letters from Exile, co-edited with Constance Lieber, will appear later this spring. He has published articles and reviews in Utah Historical Quarterly, Dialogue, Sunstone, Weber Studies, Chicago History, and Historical Magazine of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

DON D. WALKER (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is Professor Emeritus of the Department of English at the University of Utah. He currently lives and writes on his ranch near Holden, Utah. His book, The Adventures of Barney Tullus, a collection of humorous cowboy stories, was published earlier this year. A story, "The Flambe6ed Canard Sauvage," appears in the current issue of The Western Humanities Review, and a critical satire, "The Minimal Western," appears in the summer issue of Western American Literature.