Daniel Cantor is the national organizer of the New
Party, which is now active in ten states and has won 152 of its 231 races
so far. For more information, call (800) 200-1294.
Gary W. Cox is professor of political science at the University of
California at San Diego. His latest book, Making Votes Count, investigates
electoral systems and strategic voting worldwide.
Paul Deppler is a writer living in Athens, Georgia.
Stephen Dixon has published nineteen books of fiction, including Interstate,
Frog, and, most recently, Gould: A Novel in Two Novels. "The
Barge" is from Thirty, to be published in 1999.
Anne Doolittle is currently working on an M.F.A. in the Writing Seminars
at Bennington College.
John Ferejohn is professor of political science at Stanford University's
Graduate School of Business. He is the co-author of The Personal Vote:
Constituency Service and Electoral Independence.
Forrest Gander's books include Lynchburg, Deeds of Utmost
Kindness, and the forthcoming Science & Steepleflower. He is associate
professor of English at Providence College and editor of Lost
Gintis is professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts,
Amherst. His books include Democracy and Capitalism, co-authored with
Allen Graubard teaches at Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School. He
is the author of Free the Children: Radical Reform and the Free School
Brian Henry has published poems in American Poetry Review,
the Boston Phoenix, Michigan Quarterly Review, The New Criterion
and The Paris Review. He edits Verse.
Pamela S. Karlan is professor of law and Roy L. and Rosamond Woodruff
Morgan Research Professor at the University of Virginia. She is the co-author
of The Law of Democracy.
Heather McHugh's books include Hinge & Sign: Poems 1968-1993.
From January to June, she is Milliman Writer-in-Residence at the University
of Washington at Seattle.
Cynthia McKinney is the US Representative from Georgia's Fourth Congressional
District. She serves on the House National Security and International Relations
Elijah Millgram is associate professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt
University and the author of Practical Induction.
Ross Mirkarimi works for the San Francisco District Attorney's Special
Prosecutions Unit. He has directed political campaigns for both electoral
reform and progressive candidates.
Thylias Moss is the author of six volumes of poetry, including Rainbow
Remnants in Rock-Bottom Ghetto Sky and Last Chance for the Tarzan Holler,
forthcoming in March.
Kirk Nesset's poems and stories have appeared or are forthcoming in
Antioch Review, The Paris Review, ZYZZYVA, and elsewhere.
He teaches creative writing and literature at Allegheny College.
Martha C. Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Professor of Law and Ethics at
the University of Chicago and author, most recently, of Cultivating Humanity.
Allen Orr is associate professor of biology at the University of Rochester
and a David and Lucile Packard Fellow. He is a frequent contributor
to the Review.
John Pallatella has written for Lingua Franca, In These
Times, Dissent, Newsday, and other publications. He lives
Robert Richie and Steven Hill are executive director and West
Coast director, respectively, of the Center
for Voting and Democracy, a Washington, DC-based non-profit organization
that promotes reforms to increase fair representation and voter participation.
E. Joshua Rosenkranz is executive director of the Brennan
Center for Justice at NYU Law School. The Center is engaged in scholarship
and action on issues of democracy and other areas.
Vivian Rothstein, a nonprofit management specialist, is writing a
series of essays about activism from the 1960s to the present.
Alan A. Stone is Touroff-Glueck Professor of Law and Psychiatry at
Harvard Law School.
Anthony Thigpenn chairs the board of agenda, a community-based organization
in South Los Angeles, and is one of the founders of the Los Angeles Metropolitan
Tom Thompson lives in New York City with his wife and son. He works
in advertising and has published poems in recent issues of The Antioch
Review, Denver Quarterly, and The Indiana Review.
Karen Volkman's book Crash's Law was a 1995 National Poetry
Series winner. She teaches poetry at New York University and the New School
for Social Research.
Martha Zweig's poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review,
The Iowa Review, and elsewhere. Her first full-length collection,
Bright Salt, is forthcoming in 1999.