Gerard Carruthers is the editor of The Devil to Stage: Five Plays by James Bridie (2007), co-editor of Beyond Scotland: New Contexts for Twentieth Century Scottish Literature (2004), and the author of Robert Burns (2006) and Scottish Literature: A Critical Guide (forthcoming 2009). He has published essays on twentieth-century Scottish fiction and on contemporary Irish fiction. He has recently been appointed General Editor of the Oxford University Press edition of The Collected Works of Robert Burns.
Allison Fisher <email@example.com> is finishing her dissertation at The Ohio State University, focusing on narrative experimentation in modernist fiction. She is also an instructor in the Department of English at Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH.
Lisa Harrison <firstname.lastname@example.org> is a final-year postgraduate and tutor in the Department of Scottish Literature, University of Glasgow, and her article “Eric Linklater discovers a new Robert Burns: The Merry Muse” recently appeared in The Burns Chronicle. Her Ph.D. thesis and forthcoming articles examine international and cosmopolitan contexts for twentieth-and twenty-first-century Scottish writers and fiction.
David Herman <email@example.com> teaches in the English Department at The Ohio State University. His research focuses on narrative in all of its many guises, from everyday storytelling to innovative modern and postmodern literary texts. He has authored, edited, or co-edited eight books relevant to these areas of inquiry, and he also serves as editor of the Frontiers of Narrative book series and the new journal Storyworlds, both published by the University of Nebraska Press.
Hope Howell Hodgkins has published essays on topics ranging from high modern religious rhetorics, to negative theology, to children’s literature, in journals including Rhetorica, Renascence, and Studies in Short Fiction. Her most recent article is “High Modernism for the Lowest: Children’s Books by Woolf, Joyce, and Greene” in Children’s Literature Association Quarterly (Winter 2007). She is working on a book project about the use of style in modern British fiction by women. She lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Jonathan Kemp teaches Comparative Literature, Political Philosophy, Queer Theory, and Creative Writing (fiction/drama) at Birkbeck College, London. His first novel, Feasting with Panthers, is due out in 2009. [End Page 621]
Marina Mackay <firstname.lastname@example.org> is associate professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of Modernism and World War II (2007), co-editor with Lyndsey Stone-bridge of British Fiction after Modernism (2007), and editor of the Cambridge Companion to the Literature of World War II (forthcoming 2008). She is currently writing a book about political crisis and the history of the novel.
Lewis Macleod <email@example.com> teaches in the Department of English at Trent University. He writes about British, West-Indian, and African literature, and is currently at work on a series of articles dealing with various notions of violation and transgression in contemporary fiction. His work has appeared in Modern Fiction Studies, Critique, Mosaic, and ARIEL.
Allan Pero <firstname.lastname@example.org> has published essays on drama, film, and theory. His current research interests revolve around topics like performance and community, theories of love, and technology and theatricality. He is currently working on a book-length project on camp and modernity. He teaches in the Department of English and at the Graduate Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. [End Page 622]