Gerald Doherty taught literary theory at the University of Turku, Finland, until his retirement in 1994. He has published essays on modernist writers in PMLA, Modern Fiction Studies, Criticism, Journal of Narrative Technique, James Joyce Quarterly, D. H. LawrenceReview, and many other journals and collections. His books include Theorizing Lawrence (1999), Oriental Lawrence (2001), Dubliners' Dozen (2004), and Pathologies of Desire (2008). He lives in the village of Rymättylä in southern Finland.
Brandon Gordon is a Ph. D. candidate at the University of California, Irvine, where he is completing his dissertation, entitled "Cultures of Poverty: The Social Work of American Literature from the New Deal to the Great Society."
Laura Saltz <email@example.com> teaches in the American Studies Program and the Art Department at Colby College. She has published on vision and photography and the texts of Henry James, Edgar Allan Poe, Margaret Fuller, and Edith Wharton. She is working on a manuscript entitled The Science of Light: Photography and Romantic American Literature.
Sarah Eden Schiff is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Agnes Scott College. Her current book project is a comparative study of twentieth-century minority US literatures and their use of myth. Her work has also appeared in Arizona Quarterly and Philip Roth Studies.
Stephen Schryer <firstname.lastname@example.org> is the author of Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in Post-World War II American Fiction (2011). His articles have appeared in PMLA, Modern Fiction Studies, and Arizona Quarterly. He is working on a manuscript on post-World War II poverty discourse and American literature, and he teaches at the University of New Brunswick.
Sylvia Söderlind <email@example.com> teaches English at Queen's University in Kingston, Canada. She is the author of Margin/Alias: Language and Colonization in Canadian and Québécois Fiction (1991) and coeditor of a forthcoming collection of essays, American Exceptionalisms: From Winthrop to Winfrey. She is currently at work on a comparative study of "ghostmodern allegory" in English, French, Italian, and Swedish.