Linda M. Austin teaches English at Oklahoma State University. She has previously published essays in the South Central Review, Criticism, and The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies.
Joseph Dewey, a former MFS Editorial Assistant, now teaches American Literature at the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown. His In a Dark Time: The Apocalyptic Temper in the American Novel of the Nucelar Age is forthcoming from the Purdue University Press.
Robert D. Newman, who contributes reviews to MFS, is author of Understanding Thomas Pynchon and coeditor of Joyce's "Ulysses:" The Larger Perspective. He is an Associate Professor of English at Texas A&M University.
Sanford Pinsker is a frequent contributor to this journal. Among his numerous publications are his The Comedy that "Hoits": An Essay on the Fiction of Philip Roth (1975) and The Uncompromising Fictions of Cynthia Ozick (1987). He is Professor of English at Franklin & Marshall College.
Robert Randolph's poems have appeared in The Carleton Miscellany, The Kentucky Poetry Review, The Lyric, and Ploughshares. He teaches in the English Department of Southwest Texas State University.
Raymond J. Wilson III is author of many essays in journals such as Twentieth Century Literature, Studies in Short Fiction, Texas Studies in Literature and Language, and Literature and Psychology. He teaches English at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. [End Page 192]