Suzanne W. Churchill is an associate professor of English at Davidson College, where she teaches courses on modern British and American poetry and modernism. She has published essays on little magazines in Journal of Modern Literature and Sagetrieb. Her book, "The Little Magazine and the Renovation of American Poetry: Modernism's Others," is forthcoming from Ashgate Publishing, and her article "Outing T. S. Eliot" will be published in Criticism.
Caroline Goeser is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Houston, where she teaches American art history of the 20th-century, with particular emphasis on American modernism, Harlem Renaissance art, and American women artists. Her book, Making Black Modern in Harlem Renaissance Print Culture, is forthcoming in the Culture America series edited by Karal Ann Marling and Erika Doss for the University Press of Kansas. Her articles and art criticism have appeared in the International Review of African American Art and the New Art Examiner.
Alan Golding is Professor of English at the University of Louisville, where he teaches American literature and twentieth-century poetry and poetics. He is the author of From Outlaw to Classic: Canons in American Poetry (University of Wisconsin Press, 1995), which won a CHOICE Best Academic Book Award, and of numerous essays and book chapters on modern and contemporary poetry. He is currently working on a selection of these essays, and writing a book on the relationship between experimental poetics and pedagogy.
Tom Lutz teaches American cultural and literary history at the University of Iowa, where he is Professor of English. He is the author of Cosmopolitan Vistas (2004), Crying (1999), and American Nervousness, 1903 (1991). His Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums will be published by Farrar Strauss Giroux in 2006, and he is working on a study of the 1920s and that decade's fascination with surfaces and normalcy.
Adam McKible is Assistant Professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), where he teaches American and African American literature. He edited and introduced a previously lost novel [End Page 119] of the Harlem Renaissance, When Washington Was in Vogue, by Edward Christopher Williams (Amistad/HarperCollins, 2004) and is the author of The Space and Place of Modernism: The Russian Revolution, Little Magazines, and New York (Routledge, 2002). He is currently researching racial pseudosciences of the teens and twenties.
John Timberman Newcomb is Associate Professor of English at West Chester University, where he teaches American literature, theory, and film. He has published widely on American poetry, including a recent book entitled Would Poetry Disappear?: American Verse and the Crisis of Modernity (Ohio State UP, 2004). He is currently working on a study of early 20th-century American verse and the iconography of urban modernity. [End Page 120]