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Contributors' Notes--2003 Issue


Contributors' Notes--2003 Issue


Susan Bright is the author of eighteen books of poetry, three of which (Far Side of the Word, Tirades And Evidence Of Grace and House of the Mother) have been recipients of Austin Book Awards. Tirades And Evidence Of Grace also won the Violet Crown Award. She is the editor of Plain View Press <> which since 1975 has published one-hundred-and-thirty books. Her work as a poet, publisher, activist and educator has taken her all over the United States and abroad. She received the Woman of the Year Award in 1990 from the local Women's Political Caucus. "Breathing Under Water," is written in the voice of a community of people who are swimmers and activists working to preserve the aquifer that has created Barton Springs, a spring-fed, natural swimming hole in Austin, Texas where she is a year around lap swimmer and environmental activist. Her most recent book is a collaboration of photography, poetry and essays by Alan Pogue, Muna Hamzeh and Susan Bright.

Grover Furr ( is in the English Department at Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, where he teaches courses on medieval literature, the Vietnam war, and the literature of social protest. He is active in the Radical Caucus of the Modern Language Association, and urges you to join it, too.

Alan Pogue has been photographing social and political movements in Texas and around the world. The focus of Alan's work includes migrant laborers, prison conditions & criminal justice, Cuba, culture and conflict in the Middle East, and Iraq under sanctions as well as other topics centered on efforts of peace and social betterment. His website address is: <>

David Siar is founding co-editor of Cultural Logic and Early Modern Culture, both of which reside on The English Server <>.


Cultural Logic, ISSN 1097-3087, 2003.