MR-WEB Volume 1 Number 9, December 1995
Tom Drury is a frequent contributor to the New Yorker.
Terry Engel was a winner in the Hemingway Prize Competition and
received an Honorable Mention from Pushcart. He comes from Tupelo,
Dennis Hathaway's stories have appeared in Southwest Review,
The Georgia Review and TriQuarterly, among other magazines.
His collection of stories, The Consequences of Desire, received
the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. He is a partner in a construction
company in Los Angeles and has taught fiction in the extension program
Doug Lawson recently received the Transatlantic Review Award
from the Henfield Foundation for a manuscript that contained "Escape."
He earned his MFA in fiction from the University of Virginia as a Henry
Hoyns Fellow and his fiction has appeared in the Sycamore Review, the Willow
Review, and in other places both online and off. He is currently at work
on a novel, edits The Blue Penny Quarterly and Virginia Online Magazine,
and he, his new wife Giselle, and their new greyhound Gus all live in Charlottesville,
Virginia. His email address is DougL@www.comet.chv.va.us.
Ian McEwan's novels include The Cement Garden, The
Child in Time, The Comfort of Strangers, and Black Dogs,
which was nominated for the 1992 Booker Prize.
Ron Nyren is editor of Furious Fictions: The Magazine of Short-Short
Fiction. He lives in San Francisco.
Brian Oberkirch grew up in Slidell, Louisiana, and took an M.A.
from the University of South Alabama. He is living with his wife and daughter
in Dallas, Texas, where he is completing a Ph.D. in literary studies. He
is a sometime teacher of creative writing and other things literary at
the University of Texas at Dallas, and his fiction has appeared previously
in Mobile Bay Tales: Essays and Stories about a Region. His e-mail
address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caroline Prince has published a number of short stories in small
magazines, including Product, Don't Mess With Me, and Slugger.
She played bass for the short-lived yet powerful band Trip to Argentina,
and was a1994 recipient of the Joan Johnson Award for short fiction at
the University of Southern Mississippi.
James Robison is author of Rumor and Other Stories, and
The Illustrator. His stories have appeared in the New Yorker
and elsewhere. Seven stories appeared in a 1994 issue of the print edition
of Blip Magazine Archive, and of the seven, four were singled out for
inclusion or mention in this year's Best American Short Stories.
Karen Shepard received her MFA from the University of Houston
and is currently teaching English at Williams College. Her short fiction
has appeared in Southwest Review; her first novel is out there trying
to get sold.