Winter 1992, Volume 9.1
Notes on Contributors


JANENE BOWEN (B.A., U of Utah) teaches school in Salt Lake City. She has participated in the Utah Artists-in-Residence Program. Her poems have appeared in College English, Utah Holiday, and Utah Arts Council's book Inside/Out: Creative Writing in the Classroom.

GEORGE GARRETT is Henry Hoyns Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia. His most recent novel is Entered from the Sun (1990). His story featured in this issue will appear in a new collection of stories titled Whistling in the Dark (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992).

EUGENE HOLLAHAN (Ph.D., U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) is a professor of English at Georgia State University and a member of the National Book Critics Circle. His recent critical work includes articles on Lawrence Durrell, Graham Greene, and Gerard Manley Hopkins. A critical study, Crisis-Consciousness and the Novel, is forthcoming from the U of Delaware Press.

KATE LAHEY (J.D., U of Utah) is the Director of the Legal Writing Program at the University of Utah College of Law. Her short play, "Air Guitar," was produced by TheatreWorks West in 1991. She is currently working on a novel.

EDWARD LUEDERS (Ph.D., U of New Mexico) is Professor Emeritus of English and University Professor at the University of Utah. He is currently on the faculty of the Bread Loaf School of English (Vermont) and is General Editor of the Peregrine Smith Literary Naturalists Series. His recent publications include Writing Natural History (1989) and the novel, The Wake of the General Bliss (1989). His most recent poetry has appeared in Theology Today and Nimrod.

SHEILA ROMERO is an advanced student of Visual Communications at Weber State University. Her lean and spacious cover design, "Hands Grasping in a Void," was selected over several submissions.

EVE SHELNUTT (M.F.A., U of North Carolina, Greensboro) is currently completing a fourth story collection and a book of criticism on the fiction and poetry of Josephine Jacobsen. Her poetry collections include Air and Salt (1983), Recital in a Private Home (1988) and First Long Hesitation (1991). Her articles have appeared in Genre and Manoa.

SCOTT SLOVIC (Ph.D., Brown U) is Assistant Professor of English at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos. His forthcoming publications include Seeking Awareness in American Nature Writing: Henry Thoreau, Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, Wendell Berry, and Barry Lopez (1992, U of Utah Press) and Being in the World: An Environmental Reader for Writers (1992, Macmillan).

ROBERT B. SMITH (Ph.D., U of California, Berkeley) is Academic Vice President at Weber State University. His scholarly interests have ranged over synthesis of organic natural products, unconventional approaches to science education, learning theory of Piaget, organizational culture, and the sociology and epistemology of science. His works have appeared in Journal of College Science Teaching, Weber State College: A Centennial History (1988), and Metropolitan Universities.

DAVID SUMNER, a k a David Jones (M.A., Pacific U of Oregon), is currently working on his second novel, The Blood of Eirhar. His work has appeared in The Pacific Review, Blue Light Review, Puerto Del Sol, Saint Andrews Review, The Mississippi Review, and others.

NANCY TAKACS (M.F.A., U of Iowa Writers' Workshop) is Assistant Professor of English at the College of Eastern Utah. Her poems have appeared in Quarterly West, The Nation,The Seattle Review, The Montana Review, Hollins Critic, The Denver Quarterly, Utah Holiday, Cottonwood Review, The Missouri Review, Colorado Review, and others.



This journal has been printed on recyled, acid-free paper..

On the occasion of the Columbus quincentennial, Weber Studies invites submissions poetry, fition, and critical essays with multicultural emphases on "Exploration and Discovery" for the Fall 1992 issue. Manuscripts should reach the editor by the end of March 1992..