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CONTRIBUTORS POETRY Barbara Anderson's poems have appeared in Anteaus, The Antioch Review, Crazyhorse, Poetry Northwest and elsewhere. Her chapbook, Ordinary Days, willbe available from Porch Press this coming winter. Stuart Friebert directs the writing program at Oberlin. His latest book of poems is Uncertain Health, and together with Dana Habova he recently translated a collection of Miroslav Holub's poems, Sagittal Section. He enjoyed a National Endowment for the Arts writing fellowship for 1980. Debora Greger is spending the year at the Bunting Institute at Radcliffe. Princeton published her first book last spring, Movable Islands. The Penumbra Press has just issued Cartography, a chapbook of her work. Marilyn Hacker's most recent book is Taking Notice (Knopf, 1980). She is also the author of Separations, and of Presentation Piece, which won the National Book Award in Poetry for 1975. She is a Guggenheim Fellow for 1980-81, and a recipient of a New York State Council for the Arts creative Artists Public Service Grant. Garrett Kaoru Hongo's poetry has appeared inAntaeus and TheNew Yorker. Currentlyhis poetry appears inKayak, Seattle Review, Poetry Northwest, and Reaper. He studies in the Graduate Program in Critical Theory at the University of California, Irvine. Maxine Kumin's poetry recently appeared in New England: The Four Seasons, edited by Arthur Griffin. She is Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress. Other books include The Retrieval System (Viking, 1978) and House, Bridge, Fountain, Gate (Viking, 1975). Philip Levine is presently living in New York City where he is completing a prose book for the University of Michigan Press entitled Don't Ask, and a book of poems for Atheneum, both to be published in 1981. Cleopatra Mathis' first book, Aerial View ofLouisiana, was published in 1980 by The Sheep Meadow Press. Other poems will appear soon in Antaeus and The American Poetry Review, as well as several new anthologies. 230 · The Missouri Review Michael Pettifs poetry and fiction have appeared in Intro, Carolina Quarterly, Beloit Poetry Journal and elsewhere. He is in the MFA program at the University of Alabama and is the editor of the Black Warrior Review. Laurie Sheck's first book of poems, Amaranth, will be published by the University of Georgia Press in the fall of 1981. William Stafford's latest collection of poems is Things That Happen Where There Aren't Any People (BOA Publishers, 1980). In 1978, the University of Michigan Press published his views on the writer's vocation in Writing theAustralian Crawl. His work has been published in Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, The New Yorker, and scores of little magazines. Gerald Stern's next collection, The Red Coal, will be brought out by Houghton Mifflin in April, 1981. He is currently writing under a Guggenheim grant. Ellen Bryant Voigfs first book of poems, Claiming Kin, was published by Wesleyan University Press. Her recent work has appeared in The New Yorker, Antaeus, andPloughshares. She lives in Cabot, Vermont. Roger Weingarten is the author of The Vermont Suicides and Ethan Benjamin Boldt, both published by Knopf. His next book ofpoems,Love & Death Boy, willbe published by W. D. Hoffstadt & Sons this winter. He is presently teaching in and directing the MFA writing program at Goddard College. David Young's most recent books are The Names of a Hare in English and Four Tang Poets. His sonnet sequence was written while he was enjoying a Guggenheim Fellowship in England in 1979. FICTION Anthony Caputi teaches English at Cornell University. He has written critical books on drama and comedy. His published fiction includes a novel, Loving Evie, and an O. Henry prize story. He has just finished another novel and a collection of stories. Jim Hall teaches atFloridaInternational University. His new book of poems is called The Mating Reflex, just released from Carnegie-MeUon. He has just returned from a Fulbright lectureship in Spain where this story was written. The Missouri Review · 232 Josephine Jacobsen has served as Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress (1971-73) and as Honorary Consultant in American Letters (1973-79). Her most recent book of poetry, The Shade-Seller: New and Selected Poems, was a National Book Award nominee in 1975. Her first collection of fiction, A...


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