The Fall 1984 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Anne Bernays & Justin Kaplan. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.
Table of Contents
"Unity," by Jay Daly
"Slippage," by Cheri Fein
"King of the Flowers," by Robert Ellis Gordon
"The Man in the Booth," by Lewis Turco
"The Quality of Life," by Philip Simmons
"Still Life," by Marjorie Waters
"Unity Mitford's Unwritten Autobiography (1914-1948)," by Roberta Gordon
"Pitch Memory," by Ethan Canin
"The New Yorker," by Philip L. Greene
"Sailing The Inland Sea," by Gary Clevidence
"You Are Here," by Irene Wanner
"Griffis in Fukui," by Robert Rosenstone
"Four Bits," by Annie Dillard
"November Journal," by Terri Payne Butler
"John Gardner: The Return Home," by Domenic Stansberry
"The Contested Self-Portrait of Madame D'Epinay," by Sissela Bok
"The Gym," by Randolph Bates
"My Day So Far," by Kenneth Lash
Anne Bernays is the author of eight novels and the co-author of three nonfiction books, including What If? with Pamela Painter and Back Then, a double memoir of life in New York City in the 1950's, written with her husband, Justin Kaplan. She lives in Cambridge and Truro, Massachusetts.
Justin Kaplan has written or edited numerous books, including the biographies Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which won both the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the National Book Award in Arts and Letters, and Walt Whitman: A Life, which won a second National Book Award. He is General Editor of the seventeenth edition of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. His most recent biography is Lincoln Steffens (2004).
He has been married to the author Anne Bernays since 1954. Together they wrote Back Then: Two Lives in 1950s New York, a double memoir. They live in Cambridge and Truro, Massachusetts.