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CONTRIBUTORS POETRY David Ignatow's latest volume of poetry is Tread The Dark (1978). Selections from his essays, interviews, and reviews will be published later this year as Open Between Us. He has won the Bollingen Prize (1977), a Wallace Stevens Fellowship at Yale (1977), and is currently Poet in Residence at York College, City University of New York. Linda Pastan's new collection of poems, Waiting For My Life, will be published next April by Norton. David Ray is Professor of English at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and the editor of New Letters. His collection of poems, The Tramp's Cup (The Chariton Review Press, 1978), was awarded the William Carlos Williams Prize. His work has appeared in numerous magazines including Poetry, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic Monthly. David Wagoner edits Poetry Northwest and the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poetry. Atlantic-Little, Brown will publish his twelth book of poems, Landfall, in early 1981. His tenth novel, The Hanging Garden (Little, Brown, 1980), has just won the Sherwood Anderson Award. Francis Ford Coppola recently finished filming Wagoner's novel, The Escape Artist (1965), for release by Warner Brothers in April, 1981. Robley Wilson, Jr. teaches at the University of Northern Iowa and edits the North American Review. He has published two volumes of fiction, The Pleasures of Manhood (University of Illinois Press, 1977), and Living Alone (Fiction International, 1978). He is currently working on a novel. Susan Wood's first book of poems, Bazaar, will be published in February by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. She lives in Washington, D.C., and is an editor for The Washington Post. INTERVIEW Donald Justice's latest collection, Selected Poems, won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for 1980. He is currently on leave from the Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa, and is teaching at the University of Virginia. CRITICISM Gerald L. Bruns is a Professor of English at University of Iowa. This is his first contribution to The Missouri Review. T h e M is s o u r i R eview • 97 Frederick Turner is co-editor of The Kenyon Review. He has published several volumes of poetry, including Between Two Lives (Wesleyan) and Counter-Terra (Christopher's Books), a sciencefiction novel entitled A Double Shadow (Berkeley), and several works of criticism, including Shakespeare and the Nature of Time (Oxford). In two recent works, The Return, a long poem published in The Kenyon Review, Volume I, No. 3 (new series), and The Garden (an unpublished collection of poems and other texts) he has attempted to put the program of the essay in this issue of The Missouri Review into practice. 98 ■T h e M is s o u r i R eview ...


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