Robert L. Coard is Professor of English at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. His many other publications on Sinclair Lewis have appeared in such journals as Georgia Review, Midwest Quarterly, and the Sinclair Lewis Newsletter.
Arthur Coleman, Associate Chairman and Professor of English at Long Island University, Post Campus, is working on a book-length study of Lewis' early years. He is author of two novels as well as many other critical essays.
Richard Allan Davison, a previous contributor to MFS, has also published in Studies in Short Fiction, Modern Drama, Journal of Modern Literature, American Literary Realism, and American Literature, among others. He is Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Delaware.
Robert E. Fleming is co-author of Sinclair Lewis: A Reference Guide (1980). A Professor of English at the University of New Mexico, he is also author of many articles in journals such as Arizona Quarterly, Studies in American Fiction, and American Literature.
Roger Forseth is Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin—Superior. He is currently working on a critical biography of Sinclair Lewis.
Bea Knodel, Professor of English a Bemidji State University in Minnesota, has also published in the Minnesota English Journal.
Martin Light, Guest Co-Editor of this special issue, is Professor of English here at Purdue. His many publications include The Quixotic Vision of Sinclair Lewis (1975) and Studies in "Babbitt" (editor) (1971).
James Marshall's Land Fever: A Dispossessed Homesteader's Autobiography and A Cultural Theme of Dispossession will be published by the University of Kentucky Press in 1986. He is Professor of English at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston.
Bridget Puzon, Osu, is currently Acting Dean at Hollins College in Virginia. Her previous publications appeared in the Harvard Library Bulletin.