Kelly A. Marsh is Associate Professor of English at Mississippi State University. Her work on nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction has appeared in journals including Studies in the Novel, Critique, and Narrative. She is working on a book project on submerged plots and their relation to the unnarratable in novels of motherless daughters.
Ruth Mayer is Professor of American Studies at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. She has published on (popular) cultural studies, media studies, seriality, and transnationalization with a strong focus on Chinese/American interactions. Her book Serial Fu Manchu: The Chinese Supervillain and the Spread of Yellow Peril Ideology is forthcoming from Philadelphia: Temple UP 2013.
Jennifer Rickel is Assistant Professor of English at University of Montevallo. She specializes in twentieth and twenty-first century literature in English, postcolonial studies, human rights, and gender and sexuality. Her recent work on the construction of a humanitarian reader appears in ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature.
Ben Stoltzfus is the Edward A. Dickson Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages at the University of California, Riverside. He is a novelist, translator, and literary critic, and the author of many books and articles on French Literature, Comparative Literature, and interarts studies. Hemingway and French Writers (Kent State UP, 2011) and Cat O’Nine Tails (Neo Literati Press, 2012) are his most recent publications. [End Page 245]
Annjeanette Wiese teaches for the Humanities Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research interests involve postmodern narrativity and the divide between fiction and nonfiction. She is currently working on a project in which she argues that contemporary experimental writing represents a new realist mode of expression. She recently published an article on postmodern narrativity in Don DeLillo’s White Noise in College Literature. [End Page 246]