Spring/Summer 1992, Volume 9.2
Notes on Contributors


MARGRETHE AHLSCHWEDE (Ph.D., U of Nebraska—Lincoln) teaches writing courses at the University of Nebraska. Her short story, "Wintering," appeared in the summer 1991 issue of Cutbank. She has published poetry in South Dakota Review, Whole Notes, and Plainsongs.

ROBERT BATEMAN (Ed.D., Rutgers U) teaches at Concord College. His recent articles on Latin American and Caribbean poetry, and the work of William Meredith are forthcoming from Salem Press.

JUDY ELSLEY (Ph.D., U of Arizona) is Assistant Professor of English at Weber State University. Her recent publications include: "Laughter as Feminine Power in The Color Purple and A Question of Silence" in New Perspectives on Women and Comedy edited by Regina Barreca (1992). An essay, "The Dissertation Quilt," will be published by Duke University Press in an anthology titled Wisdom in the Bones: Autobiographical Literary Criticism (forthcoming).

DAVID GALEF (Ph.D., U of Columbia) is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Mississippi. He has published short fiction in Punch, Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah and others. His articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and American Literature. A book of criticism is forthcoming from Pennsylvania State University Press.

ACE G. PILKINGTON (D.Phil. Oxford U) is Associate Professor of English at Dixie College and literary seminar director for the Utah Shakespearean Festival. His poems and essays have appeared in Amazing, Encyclia, Plains Poetry Journal, Blue Unicorn, Literature/Film Quarterly, New Mexico Humanities Review, Weber Studies, and others. His book, Screening Shakespeare from Richard II to Henry V is reviewed in this issue.

MAY SARTON, poet, novelist, and journal writer, celebrates her 80th birthday on 2 May 1992, even as this issue comes off the press. See p.16 for biographical details.

NEILA C. SESHACHARI (Ph.D., U of Utah) is Professor of English and Editor of Weber Studies at Weber State University. Her interviews with Ann Beattie and Alan Cheuse have appeared in the journal. Her latest work includes an article on Gatsby which appeared in Major Literary Characters: Gatsby edited with an introduction by Harold Bloom (Chelsea House, 1991). Another article on Eco-Feminine philosophy is scheduled for publication in A Wilderness Tapestry: An Eclectic Approach to Preservation (University of Nevada Press, forthcoming).

LINDA SILLITOE is a professional writer and editor living in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her published books include Sideways to the Sun (a novel), Windows on the Sea (a collection of short stories), and Salamander: The Story of the Mormon Forgery Murders co-authored by Allen D. Roberts (an investigative regional best seller). She is currently working on an ethnobiography, One Voice Rising, with Ute healer and tribal leader Clifford Duncan.

RUTH D. WESTON (Ph.D., U of Tulsa) is Associate Professor of English at Oral Roberts University where she teaches Women's Studies and American literature. Her most recent publications appear in Shortstory and Mississippi Quarterly. An essay, "Folk Art, Fine Art, and Eudora Welty: Aesthetic Precedents in 'Lily Daw and the Three Ladies,'" appeared in Eudora Welty: The Eye of the Storyteller (Kent State University Press, 1989).