- Notes on Contributors
Gregory Brazeal received a BA in English from Stanford University in 2001 and an MA in English from Cornell University in 2006. His work with Stevens began through the generosity of the late Joel Porte, who agreed to guide him in a tutorial on American thought and literature during his first year at Cornell.
Charmaine Cadeau is researching the contemporary American lyric at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Her interests include poetry and poetics, creative writing, and studies in the sublime. Her first collection of poetry is entitled What You Used To Wear, and she is currently completing her second.
Damon Marcel Decoste is Associate Professor of English at the University of Regina, where he teaches and studies British and American literature of the twentieth century. He is author of essays on Richard Wright, Malcolm Lowry, Graham Greene, Graham Swift and Evelyn Waugh, and has recently completed a book-length study of British fiction of the Second World War and its indebtedness to high modernism. He is currently at work on a variety of projects, including the first researches in an extensive study of the mid-century British novel's ambivalent rendering of America as established heir to Britain's own past hegemonic power.
Julian Hanna is a lecturer at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches courses in twentieth-century British and Irish literature. He completed his PhD at the University of Glasgow in 2005, and is currently working on a history of the literary manifesto in Britain from the nineteenth century to the present.
Matthew Hart is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. While writing this article, he was an External Faculty Fellow at Cornell University's Society for the Humanities. He is completing a manuscript titled Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Vernacular Discourse, and the State.
Elizabyth Hiscox holds an MFA in poetry from Arizona State University, Tempe, where she also served as Poetry Editor for Hayden's Ferry Review. Currently, she is an artistic ambassador for ASU's Virgina G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, and Poet-in-Residence at St. Chad's College, University of Durham, England. [End Page 184]
Cynthia Hogue's most recent collection of poetry is The Incognito Body (2006). She is the co-editor of Innovative Women Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Interviews (2006), and the first edition of H.D.'s The Sword Went Out to Sea, by Delia Alton (2007). Hogue has received a Fulbright Fellowship, an NEA in poetry, an NEH Summer Seminar Fellowship, and the H.D. Fellowship at the Beinecke Library at Yale University. She is the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry at Arizona State University.
Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lynn Keller is the author of Re-making It New: Contemporary American Poetry and the Modernist Tradition (Cambridge U P, 1987), Forms of Expansion: Recent Long Poems by Women (U of Chicago P, 1997) and numerous articles on recent American poetry. With Cristanne Miller she edited Feminist Measures: Soundings in Poetry and Theory (U of Michigan P, 1994). She is currently an editor of the Contemporary North American Poetry Series from University of Iowa Press.
Linda Leavell is Associate Professor of English at Oklahoma State University. She is the author of Marianne Moore and the Visual Arts: Prismatic Color (1995), which won the South Central Modern Language Association Book Prize. She is a coeditor of Critics and Poets on Marianne Moore: A Right Good Salvo of Barks (2005) and the guest editor of a special issue of South Central Review (2006) on literary biography. The American Philosophical Society and the National Endowment for the Humanities have provided generous support for her current project, a biography of Marianne Moore.
Nick Moudry is a PhD candidate in English at Temple University, where he is completing a dissertation on the intertexts between Surrealism and American poetry. His most recent book is Property and Other Poems (Katalanché Press, 2007), and he is the translator of Tristan Tzara's Twenty-Five and One...