Sean R. Silver is a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles. His dissertation addresses early transatlantic autobiography and the literary marketplace. He teaches the literature of the long eighteenth century.
Jonathan Tadashi naito is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of English at the University of California at Los Angeles. His dissertation is on postimperial literature and culture.
Laura G. Godfrey is Blackburn Postdoctoral Fellow at Washington State University. Her current project situates the work of Mourning Dove, Sui Sin Far, and Mary Hallock Foote within the context of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century frontier nationalism. Her work has appeared in Western American Literature.
Andrew S. Gross is Assistant Professor of American literature at the John F. Kennedy Institute of the Free University Berlin. He has published articles on labor activism, prison literature, American tourism, and representations of the Holocaust. He is currently writing a book on Holocaust tourism.
Robert L. Zamsky is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of English at DePaul University where he teaches classes on modern American poetry and interdisciplinary approaches to literature. He is currently working on a book entitled Acoustic Machine: Musicalities of Innovative Writing.