Christopher Burawa, director of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts at Austin Peay State University in Tennessee, is the author of a volume of poems, The Small Mystery of Lapses (Cleveland State, 2006). He was the recipient of the 2010 Joy Harjo Poetry Prize.
Cynthia Hogue is professor of English and Marshall Chair in Poetry at Arizona State University. Her published work includes literary criticism on feminist poetics and seven volumes of poetry.
Stacey Waite, assistant professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the author of four volumes of poetry, including Butch Geography, forthcoming from Tupelo Press in 2012. She has also published articles on literacy, queer pedagogies for writing classrooms, and narratives of teaching.
Amelia DeFalco, an instructor in English at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, is the author of Uncanny Subjects: Aging in Contemporary Narrative (Ohio State, 2010). She is at work on a book manuscript, "Imagining Care: Responsibility, Dependency, and Subjectivity in Canadian Literature."
Julia Panko is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her dissertation is a study of how novels have responded to innovations in information storage in the early twentieth and twenty-first centuries. She is the co-author of a college textbook, Business Data Networks and Telecommunications, 8/e (Prentice Hall, 2010), and co-author of a forthcoming article on the digital humanities.
Julián Jiménez Heffernan is professor of English literature at the University of Córdoba. He is the author of four scholarly books and the editor of three collections of essays, all in Spanish. He has published articles in both Spanish and English. His current projects are a book on community and immunity in contemporary fiction in English and a study of three French theorists.
Daniel Kane, senior lecturer in the school of English at the University of Sussex, is the author of 'All Poets Welcome': The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s (California, 2003) and 'We Saw the Light': Conversations between the New American Cinema and Poetry (Iowa, 2009). He edited the collection 'Don't Ever Get Famous': Essays on New York Writing after the New York School (Dalkey, 2006).
Andrew Hoberek is associate professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is the author of The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World [End Page 394] War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work (Princeton UP, 2005). His work in progress includes books on post-1960 U.S. fiction and foreign policy and on contemporary American writers' interest in genre fiction.
Daniel Y. Kim, associate professor of English at Brown University, is the author of Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity (Stanford, 2005). He is completing a book manuscript that examines U.S. cultural representations of the Korean War in an interracial and transnational framework.
Louisa Hadley is an independent scholar whose books include The Fiction of A. S. Byatt (Palgrave, 2008), Neo-Victorian Fiction and Historical Narrative: The Victorians and Us (Palgrave, 2010), and, co-edited with Elizabeth Ho, Thatcher and After: Margaret Thatcher and Her Afterlife in Contemporary Culture (Palgrave, 2010). Her current project considers illegitimacy in fiction. [End Page 395]