Fred D. Crawford, 23 January 1947–4 January 1999, General Editor of SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies, 1990–2000, and Associate Professor of English at Central Michigan University, was the author of numerous books and articles on British and modern literature, notably H. M. Tomlinson (1981); Mixing Memory and Desire: The Waste Land and British Novels (1982); British Poets of the Great War (1988); and Richard Aldington and Lawrence of Arabia: A Cautionary Tale (1998). He was also working on a biography of the American broadcaster Lowell Thomas. In addition to his work as general editor of SHAW, he was guest editor of SHAW 9: Shaw Offstage; co-editor with Stanley Weintraub of SHAW 10; and co-editor with Dan H. Laurence of SHAW 20: Bibliographical Shaw.
Charles Berst, Professor of English at UCLA and member of the SHAW editorial board, is author of Bernard Shaw and the Art of Drama and editor of SHAW 1: Shaw and Religion. His most recent book is Pygmalion: Shaw’s Spin on Myth and Cinderella.
L. W. Conolly is Professor of English at Trent University and Adjunct Professor of Drama at the University of Guelph, where he was instrumental in establishing the theater archives (recently named in his honor the L.W. Conolly Theatre Archives). He has authored several books on British and Canadian theater, is General Editor of Selected Correspondence of Bernard Shaw (University of Toronto Press), and is editing for that series the correspondence of Shaw and Barry Jackson.
MaryAnn K. Crawford, Assistant Professor of English at Central Michigan University, teaches composition and linguistics and directs the Basic Writing/Writing Center programs. She researches and writes on a variety of literary, linguistic, and literacy areas.
T. F. Evans has been editor of The Shavian: The Journal of the Shaw Society (London) since 1964. He has also edited Shaw: The Critical Heritage and SHAW 11: Shaw and Politics. In addition he has contributed to several other volumes of SHAW.
Ann L. Ferguson is the Bernard F. Burgunder Curator of the George Bernard Shaw and Theatre Arts Collections at Cornell University. She is the author of “The Instinct of an Artist”: Shaw and the Theatre, a catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition in the Carl A. Kroch Library at Cornell in 1997.
Nicholas Grene, recently appointed to the Chair of English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, is the author of Bernard Shaw: A Critical View and Shakespeare’s Tragic Imagination. His most recent book is The Politics of Irish Drama: Plays in Context from Boucicault to Friel.
Dan H. Laurence, author of Bernard Shaw: A Bibliography and editor of Shaw’s Collected Letters and Shaw’s Music, was Literary and Dramatic Advisor to the Shaw Estate 1973–1990 and is an Associate Director of the Shaw Festival, Ontario. His next book will be Shaw and the American Stage.
Daniel Leary is Professor Emeritus of English at City College of New York. He has published a score of articles on Shaw and edited SHAW 3: Shaw’s Plays in Performance. His latest publication, with Dan H. Laurence, is the third and last volume of Shaw’s Complete Prefaces.
Margery Morgan, author of The Shavian Playground and other works on Shaw, Granville Barker, and Strindberg, has taught at the Universities of London, Monash (Australia), and Lancaster (of which she is Emeritus Reader in English). While her researches in Edwardian drama and theater continue, she is also at work on a life of Katherine Read, eighteenth-century portrait painter.
John R. Pfeiffer is Professor of English at Central Michigan University and the SHAW bibliographer. His most recent articles are on Sir Richard Burton, John Christopher, Octavia Butler, John Brunner, and Aldous Huxley.
James Tyler, artist, printer, and proprietor of Larch Tree Press, was curator of the Bernard F. Burgunder Collection of George Bernard Shaw at Cornell University from 1979 to 1995. He has taught classics at Wells College, the University of Hawaii, and Cornell.
Sarah Wadsworth is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She holds an M.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a B.A. from Reed College, and has studied at Sheffield University in English. Her work has appeared in several scholarly journals and reference works, including Biography, Victorian Periodicals Review, Gutenberg Jahrbuch, and Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Stanley Weintraub is Evan Pugh Professor of Arts and Humanities Emeritus at the Pennsylvania State University. He has written or edited twenty volumes about or by GBS, and was editor of SHAW until 1989.
Samuel A. Weiss, editor of Bernard Shaw’s Letters to Siegfried Trebitsch, is Professor Emeritus of English of the University of Illinois at Chicago.