Rosemary Arrojo is currently the Director of the Translation Program at SUNY-Binghamton. She has published extensively on the interface between translation studies and contemporary thought (deconstruction, psychoanalysis, postmodernity).
Andrew Bush is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Jewish Studies at Vassar College. He previously contributed to Diacritics an essay on poet-critic John Hollander (vol. 30.2, Summer 2000). His most recent book is The Routes of Modernity: Spanish Poetry from the Early Eighteenth to the Mid-Nineteenth Century (Bucknell, 2002).
Vera M. Kutzinski is the Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of English, Professor of Comparative Literature, and the Director of the Center for the Americas at Vanderbilt University. She has written extensively on US American, African-American, Afro-Hispanic, and Caribbean literatures. Kutzinski's publications include Against the American Grain (Johns Hopkins UP, 1987), Sugar's Secrets: Race and the Erotics of Cuban Nationalism (U of Virginia, 1993), and a book-length translation of Nicolás Guillén's El diario que a diario (The Daily Daily, 1989). She is working on a book-length manuscript on Langston Hughes in the Americas.
Francine Masiello is Sidney and Margaret Ancker Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and a member of the Departments of Comparative Literature and Spanish at the University of California at Berkeley. Her most recent books are The Art of Transition: Latin American Culture and Neoliberal Crisis (Duke, 2001) and Dreams and Realities: Juana Manuela Gorriti (Oxford, 2003). A book on Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman is forthcoming.
Jonathan Mayhew is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Kansas. His publications include Claudio Rodríguez and the Language of Poetic Vision (Bucknell, 1990), The Poetics of Self-Consciousness: Twentieth-Century Spanish Poetry (Bucknell, 1994). He has recently completed another book entitled The Twilight of the Avant-Garde: Contemporary Spanish Poetry.
José María Rodríguez García is Assistant Professor of Romance Studies at Cornell University. The author of numerous essays on the literature and culture of Spain, England, and the Americas, he is currently working on a study of res viles, silence, and empty forms in twentieth-century poetry and art.