blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Susan Garrett is the author of two works of nonfiction, Miles to Go: Aging in Rural Virginia (University of Virginia, 1998) and Taking Care of Our Own: A Year in the Life of a Small Hospital (Dutton, 1995), and is currently at work on a memoir about early-twentieth-century photographers. Her work has also appeared in the online journal Archipelago. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Virginia Holman has contributed to DoubleTake, Redbook, Self, USA Today, and The Washington Post. In 2001, a portion of Rescuing Patty Hearst appeared in DoubleTake under the title "Homesickness" and won a Pushcart Prize.  

Photo by Marion Ettlinger