Michael Dennis is most recently the author of The New Economy in the Modern South (Florida, 2009) and The Memorial Day Massacre and the Movement for Industrial Democracy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.) He teaches at Acadia University.
Tamas Dobozy is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has published critical articles in Genre, Canadian Literature, Philip Roth Studies, Critical Studies in Improvisation, and Modern Fiction Studies, among others. He has also published two collections of stories, When X Equals Marylou (Arsenal Pulp) and Last Notes (HarperCollins), the French translation of which won a Governor General's Literary Award. He lives in Kitchener, Ontario.
Willie J. Harrell, Jr. is Associate Professor of English at Kent State University where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in African-American Literature. He is editor of We Wear the Mask: Paul Laurence Dunbar and the Politics of Representative Reality (Kent State University Press, 2010).
Christian Long lives in Christchurch, New Zealand, where he is a research fellow in English, Cinema Studies, and Digital Humanities at the University of Canterbury.
Diana M.A. Relke is Professor Emerita of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. She is author of Greenwor(l)ds: Ecocritical Readings of Poetry by Canadian Women (1999) and Drones, Clones, and Alpha Babes: Retrofitting Star Trek's Humanism, Post-9/11 (2006). She is currently researching the intersection of antisemitism and misogyny in Western cultural history.
Daniel Thomières is Professor of American Literature at the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne France. He has published extensively on hermeneutics and problems of interpretation of literary texts. He has also written articles on Bishop, Crane, Dickinson, Faulkner, Ford, Gaines, Carver, Frost, Hawkes, James, Melville, Morrison, Nabokov, O'Connor, Plath, Steinbeck, Twain, Welty. His doctoral dissertation was on the novels of John Cowper Powys.