Jack De Bellis, Professor of English at LeHigh University, has written several articles on Updike's fiction and is currently working on a book on the continuity of Updike's novels.
John N. Duvall, author of Faulkner's Marginal Couple: Invisible, Outlaw, and Unspeakable Communities (1990), is Associate Professor of English at the University of Tennesse. He has published several articles on Faulkner, and his "Hunting Masculinity: Song of Solomon and Go Down, Moses" is forthcoming in Arizona Quarterly.
Barbara Leckie has published in Rubicon and Praxis and has an article forthcoming in Profiles in Canadian Literature. She is presently Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley.
Stacey Olster, Associate Professor of English at SUNY at Stony Brook, is author of Reminiscence and Re-Creation in Contemporary American Fiction, published by Cambridge University Press (1989). She has published articles in Michigan Quarterly Review and Studies in the Novel.
Sanford Pinsker has published widely and prolifically: reviews, articles, poems, humor, stories, opinion. He is author of The Schlemiel as Metaphor: Studies in the Yiddish and American-Jewish Novel (1971), The Comedy that "Hoites." An Essay on the Fiction of Philip Roth (1975), and Between Two Worlds: The American Novel in the 1960s (1978). He is Shadek Humanities Professor at Franklin and Marshall College.
Basem L. Ra'ad has published articles on Melville in American Literature, ESQ and elsewhere. He is currently working on Melville and nineteenth-century landscape aesthetics. He is Professor of English and Communication at Humber College, Ontario.
Malini Schueller, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Florida, has published in American Literature and Early American Literature. Her book The Politics of Voice: Liberalism and Social Criticism from Franklin to Kingston will soon be published by SUNY press.
Matthew Wilson is Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Writing Program at Rutgers University. He has published in Contemporary Poetry and CLA Journal; other work is forthcoming in Prooftexts and Journal of American-Jewish Studies. He is currently working on a book on the contemporary American novel sequences.
Derek Wright, a previous contributor to MFS, is author of Ayi Kwei Aemah's Africa: The Sources of this Fiction (1989), Wole Soyinka (forthcoming), and numerous articles. He is Senior Lecturer in English at Northern Territory University in Darwin, Australia.