eric gary anderson is associate professor of English at George Mason University, where he teaches native and southern studies and directs the interdisciplinary minor in Native American and indigenous studies. His most recent work includes contributions to Native South, The Oxford Handbook to the Literature of the US South, and Texas Studies in Literature and Language. Along with Taylor Hagood and Daniel Cross Turner, he is coeditor of Undead Souths: The Gothic and Beyond in Southern Literature and Culture (Louisiana State UP, 2015).
bridget bennett is professor of American literature and culture at the University of Leeds, UK. She is currently working completing a manuscript titled "Dangerous Domesticities: Crisis, Loss and the American Home." She has recently embarked upon a new project, provisionally titled "Archives of the Dissenting Atlantic: From Local to Global."
antonio t. bly is associate professor of history and the director of the Africana Studies Program at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. His research explores slavery in eighteenth-century America. His most recent publications examine the peculiar institution in colonial New England.
kellen bolt is a PhD candidate at Northwestern who brings immigration studies and the environmental humanities together in American literature. He recently presented at the 2018 MLA conference in New York, discussing the symbolic and scientific importance of atmospheric smells in immigration tracts published during the 1790s. He has also just finished co-organizing the inaugural year of the Digital Humanities Pedagogy Workshop, which supports Northwestern graduate students in the development of digitally based pedagogy.
alice brooke is lecturer in Spanish at Wadham College, Oxford. Her first book, The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Natural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology, was recently published by Oxford University Press. She has also published on Golden Age theater, the Respuesta a sor Filotea, and Sor Juana's Mariology.
mónica díaz is associate professor of Hispanic studies and history and director of international studies at the University of Kentucky. She is the author of the book Indigenous Writings from the Convent: Negotiating Ethnic Autonomy in Colonial Mexico (U of Arizona P, 2010), editor of To Be Indio in Colonial Spanish America (U of New Mexico P, 2017), and coeditor of Women's Negotiations and Textual Agency in Latin America 1500–1790 (Routledge, 2017). [End Page 633]
paul downes is associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Toronto and a member of the editorial board of Early American Literature. He is the author of Democracy, Revolution and Monarchism in Early American Literature (2002) and Hobbes, Sovereignty and Early American Literature (2015), both published by Cambridge University Press. His essay on John Cotton and the concept of grace appears in American Literature and the New Puritan Studies (2017, edited by Bryce Traister).
andrea frisch is professor of French and comparative literature at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is the author of The Invention of the Eyewitness (U of North Carolina P, 2004) and Forgetting Differences: Tragedy, Historiography, and the French Wars of Religion (Edinburgh UP, 2015).
john j. garcia is assistant professor of English at California State University, North-ridge, and a postdoctoral fellow with the Library Company of Philadelphia's Program in Early American Economy and Society. He is currently writing a cultural history of the early American bookseller, from the late seventeenth-century English Atlantic to the rise of mass publishing in the mid-nineteenth-century United States.
john gery is research professor of English at the University of New Orleans. He is founding director of the Ezra Pound Center for Literature, Brunnenburg, Italy, and series editor for the Ezra Pound Center for Literature Book Series, Clemson University Press. He has published seven collections of poetry, as well as the critical study Nuclear Annihilation and Contemporary American Poetry: Ways of Nothingness (UP of Florida, 1995).
wayne wei-siang hsieh is associate professor of history at the US Naval Academy. He is the author of West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace (U of North Carolina P, 2009) and coauthor of A Savage War: A Military History of the Civil War (Princeton UP, 2016), along with various academic articles.