Laura Buchholz is a doctoral student in Textual Studies and Rhetoric at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Her research interests in Narrative Studies are particularly focused on the relationship between narrative structure, media delivery, and cognition. Her essay “The Morphing Metaphor and Narrative Voice” is published in the May 2009 issue of Narrative and she is currently engaged in writing her dissertation, Narrative Space and Serialized Forms: Story-Spaces for the Mass Market in Victorian Print and Contemporary Television.
Misun Dokko received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and is an Assistant Professor of English at Shippensburg University, where she teaches 20th and 21st century transnational U.S. literature, ethnic literature, theory, and composition. She is working on a book manuscript that focuses on socially marginal characters that are significant to Asian Americanist critique.
Toral Jatin Gajarawala is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at New York University. She works in the fields of postcolonial and subaltern studies. She was recently awarded the William Parker Riley Prize, and her book, Untouchable Fictions: Literary Realism and the Crisis of Caste, is forthcoming with Fordham University Press this fall.
Jennifer Riddle Harding is an Associate Professor of English at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, PA. She has previously published in journals including The Hemingway Review, Language and Literature, and Style. She has two forthcoming chapters—one on Chesnutt’s “Dave’s Neckliss” that will appear in Conceptual Blending and the Study of Narrative, and another on Reader-Response Theory that will appear in the Routledge Handbook of Stylistics. [End Page 352]
Sue J. Kim is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where she teaches literary theory and contemporary literature. She is the author of Critiquing Postmodernism in Contemporary Discourses of Race (Palgrave 2009) and essays in Narrative, Modern Fiction Studies, and the Journal of Asian American Studies. Her book, On Anger: Race, Cognition, Narrative, is forthcoming from University of Texas Press. [End Page 353]