Fall 1990, Volume 7.2
Notes on Contributors


ANN BEATTIE's latest novel is Picturing Will. See also p. 12.

G.S. SHARAT CHANDRA is Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. A former Fulbright Professor in Malaysia, he is internationally published in journals such as London Magazine, Transatlantic Review, Paris Review, and others. Among his books are Heirloom (Oxford U P) and Aliens. He has recently completed a novel and a collection of poems.

DEAN W. COLLINWOOD (Ph.D., U of Chicago) is Associate Professor of Sociology at Weber State College. He has published articles in Industrial and Labor Relations Forum, The Journal of Caribbean Studies, The Latin American and Caribbean Contemporary Record, Tsuda Review (Japan), and others. His books include Modern Bahamian Society (1989), The Bahamas Between Worlds (1989), and Japan and the Pacific Rim (1990, in press).

JOHN HENDRICKSON (Ph.D., Florida State U) is Professor of English and Spanish at Snow College. He has published articles and short stories in College English, College Composition and Communication, Improving University and College Teaching, and Re: Arts and Letters. He was a recipient of a prize in the fiction category from the Utah Institute of Fine Arts.

HOWARD McCORD (M.A., U of Utah) teaches Creative Writing at Bowling Green University, where he was Director of the Creative Writing Program from 1971-80. He has published twenty-five books, which include Walking Edges, The Great Toad Hunt, and The Arcs of Lowitz. His latest is The Duke of Chemical Birds, a book of humorous verse done by Bloody Twin Press.

LEE McKENZIE (Ph.D., U of Oklahoma) is Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing across the Curriculum at Weber State College. She has published poems, short stories, and articles on teaching writing in annual anthologies of the Oklahoma Writing Project.

RICK PHILLIPS is an undergraduate student majoring in Sociology at Weber State College.

DIMITRIOS SAMOLIS is an undergraduate student majoring in Visual Communications at Weber State College. His cover design, "Contemporary Thinker," was selected over several submitted by advanced graphic design students.

NEILA C. SESHACHARI (Ph.D., U of Utah) is Professor of English and Editor of Weber Studies at Weber State College. Her articles have appeared in Encyclia, Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual, South Asian Review, Essays in American Literature (Oxford UP, 1976), Great Debates and Ethical Issues(1989), and others.

ANITA SKEEN (MFA, Bowling Green U) is Associate Professor of English at Wichita State University, where she teaches Creative Writing and Women's Studies. Her work has appeared in The Poetry Miscellany, Kansas Quarterly, The Women's Review of Books, Nimrod, Prairie Schooner, Ploughshares, and others. Her work has been anthologized in Fathers and Daughters, Mothers and Sons, and Each Hand a Map (poems). Her latest book is Speaking in Tongues.

GORDON WEAVER is Director of Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University and Editor of Cimarron Review. A fiction writer since 1962, Weaver's novels include Circling Byzantium (1975), Give Him a Stone (1975), Count a Lonely Cadence (1968), and The Eight Corners of the World (1989). His short stories, originally published in Kenyon Review, Southern Review, Short Story International, Best American Short Stories and other periodicals, are collected in A World Quite Round (1986), Getting Serious (1980), and Such Waltzing Was Not Easy (1975).