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CONTRIBUTORS POETRY Robert BIy's translations of Spanish and Latin American poets are well known. His most recent collection of poetry is This Tree Will Be Here for a Thousand Years, from Harper & Row. Philip Booth's poem, "Generation," will be part of his new book, now nearing completion. Helen Chasin's first volume, Coming Close, won the Yale Younger Poets prize. She currently teaches in New York City. Madeline DeFrees's most recent book, When Sky Lets Go, is from George Braziller. She teaches at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Gloria Fuertes lives in Maorio, where she was born in 1917. She is the author of several children's books and is one of Spain's best known poets. Marilyn Hacker is the author of Presentation Piece (Viking, 1974) which received the National Book Award for poetry in 1975, and of Separations (Knopf, 1976). Her new collection, Taking Notice, will be published by Knopf in the fall of 1980. Colette Inez is the author of The Woman Who Loved Worms (Doubleday, 1972) and Alive and Taking Notice (Ohio University Press, 1978). She has recent poems forthcoming in The New England Review, Bennington Review, Plum, andPoetry Northwest. Ms. Inez lives in Manhattan with her husband and teaches a poetry workshop at the New School. Philip Levine has two new books from Atheneum, 7 Years From Somewhere and Ashes. Ada Long teaches literature at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Robert Mezey teaches at Pomona College in Claremont, California. Michael Mott has published four novels and five collections of poetry. His latest novel was Helmut and Wasps (Houghton, Mifflin); his latest collection of poetry was Absence of Unicorns, Presence of Lions (Little, Brown, 1976). He is a Guggenheim Fellow this year, living in Atlanta, and writing the authorized biography of Thomas Merton. Counting the- Grasses, a new collection, will be out later this year. Linda Pastan's thirdbook ofpoetry, The5 Stages ofGrief, was publishedby Norton in 1978. Selected Poems was published in London by John Murray this fall. A chapbook, Setting the Table, is due soon from Dryad. 98 ¦ The Missouri Review David Ray's most recent book of poems, The Tramp's Cup (Chariton Review Press, Kirksville, Missouri) has just been chosen by the Poetry Society ofAmerica forits William Carlos Williams award. An hour long cassette ofhis readings, "An Old Nickel and Dime Store," has just been released by the Watershed Foundation, Washington. He is Professor of English at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, where he edits New Letters. Constance Urdang has collected three books of poems, Charades & Celebrations, The Picnic in the Cemetary, and the forthcoming The Lone Woman and Others: and a novel, Natural History. Diane Wakoski's latest collection of poems is The Man Who Shook Hands. She is teaching at Michigan State University. Paul Zimmer has published four books of poems, most recently The Zimmer Poems (1976) and the forthcoming With Wanda: Town and Country Poems (Dryad Press, 1980). He was the Associate Director of the University of Pittsburgh Press from 1967 to 1978, and is currently Director of the University of Georgia Press. FICTION Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's leading fiction writer, is the author of several novels, including Terra Nostra, and, most recently, The Hydra Head. A new collection of his stories, including "Mother's Day," is scheduled for Spring, 1980, publication byFarrar, Strauss, and Giroux. Formerly Mexican ambassador to France, Señor Fuentes and his family currently live in Princeton, New Jersey, where he lectures on contemporary literature at Princeton University and at Columbia University. Margaret Sayers Peden is Catherine Middlebush Professor of Spanish at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Her translations include Carlos Fuentes's Terra Nostra and The Hydra Head. She is presently translating the Odas Elementales ofNobelPrize winning poet, Pablo Neruda. CRITICISM Suzanne Juhasz is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author of Naked and Fiery Forms: Modern American Poetryby Women, a New Tradition; Metaphor in the Poetry of Williams, Pound and Stevens; and articles on women's poetry, feminist criticism, and women's autobiography. " 'The Undiscovered Continent': Emily Dickinson and the Space of Mind" is an abridged version of the first chapter of her book...


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