NICHOLS, John. American, b. 1940. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Autobiography/Memoirs, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Photography, Social commentary. Career: Freelance writer and photographer. Publications: The Sterile Cuckoo, 1965; The Wizard of Loneliness, 1966; The Mila- gro Beanfield War, 1974, The Magic Journey, 1978, The Nirvana Blues, 1981 (New Mexico trilogy); A Ghost in the Music, 1979; If Mountains Die, 1979; The Last Beautiful Days of Autumn, 1982; On the Mesa, 1986; American Blood, 1987; A Fragile Beauty, 1987; The Sky's the Limit, 1990; An Elegy for September, 1992; Keep It Simple, 1992; Conjugal Bliss, 1994; Dancing on the Stones, 2000; The Voice of the Butterfly, 2001; An American Child Supreme, 2001. Address: Box 1165, Taos, NM 87571, U.S.A.