|Volume 2, Number 7 ~ July
1996 ~ Contributors
David Alexander has authored some thirty-two mass market paperback
novels. About two years ago he decided it was time to return to writing
noncommercial short fiction, something he had put off for more than a decade.
Since then he has been searching for new metaphors and narrative modes
suited to the age of the sound bite, the blur and the Zen koan as rock
Ron Carlson is the author of four books of fiction, most recently
Plan B for the Middle Class. A new story collection, Hotel Eden,
is forthcoming next spring from WW Norton. He teaches creative writing
at Arizona State University.
David A. Harvey studied writing at the University of Houston
and elsewhere. He publishes fiction in literary journals, and non-fiction,
largely on computers and the Internet, in the Wall Street Journal Online,
Computer Shopper, PC Magazine, Windows Magazine, Byte,
PC World, and elsewhere.
John Holman, a graduate of USM's Center for Writers, teaches
in the creative writing program at Georgia State University. His work has
appeared in The New Yorker and in numerous anthologies, and his
collection of stories, Squabble, was published by Ticknor &
David Michael Kaplan has published widely, in Redbook,
The Atlantic and elsewhere, and his collection of stories, Comfort,
was issued in the Penguin Contemporary American Fiction series some years
Elizabeth Lee studies at Brown University concentrating in English
literature with honors in creative writing, and visual arts with honors
in painting. She writes fiction, poetry and hypertext. "I am neither
from New England nor from the Midwest, having lived in both regions (I
say 'pop' nearly as often as I say 'soda'), neither white nor Asian, neither
atheistic nor spiritual. At the same time, I dislike bemoaning my causes
for an identity crisis. I know what I want to do with my life, which is
more than most people can say." A poem entitled "A Short History"
will be published in the e-zine The River, in an issue coming up
soon. Her hypertext "Virtuous Toothpaste" can be accessed on
the Brown University Web.
David Lipsky's work has appeared in The New Yorker and
in Best American Short Stories. His story collection, Relativity
was very warmly received.
Donald Mangum's has taught creative writing in Florida and Alabama,
and his stories have appeared in The New Yorker and a number of
James Whorton Jr. teaches at a community college in northeast
Tennessee. He studied writing at the University of Southern Mississippi
and Johns Hopkins, and has published in Sun Dog, California Quarterly,
Blip Magazine Archive, and Product. He is completing his