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Sarah Brouillette <> works at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, where she teaches British, Irish, and postcolonial literatures and topics in print culture and media studies. She is the author of Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace (2007) and is working on a manuscript examining the relation between British literature and neoliberal governance.

Stephen J. Burn <> is the author or editor of five books about contemporary fiction, including Jonathan Franzen at the End of Postmodernism (2008) and Conversations with David Foster Wallace (2012). He is currently working on a monograph entitled Neurofiction: the Contemporary Novel and the Brain and an edited volume of David Foster Wallace’s letters. He teaches at Northern Michigan University.

Mrinalini Chakravorty <> is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Virginia. Her research and teaching interests lie in the intersections of postcolonial literature and film, critical theory, and gender and sexuality studies. She is currently working on a book that interrogates links among political, sexual, and cultural stereotypes of postcolonial representations of South Asia. Her previous and forthcoming articles include work on transnationalism, Arab women writers, interdisciplinarity, Indian cinema, and the politics of queer visibility.

Caroline Edwards <> is Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln. She is currently completing a monograph, Fictions of the Not Yet: Time and the 21st-Century British Novel, which explores the representation of time and utopia in a range of 21st-century British fictions. Caroline has published articles in Textual Practice, Contemporary Literature, and Radical Philosophy and is co-editor of Maggie Gee: Critical Essays (Gylphi, 2013) and China Miéville: Critical Essays (Gylphi, 2013).

Emily Horton <> teaches in the Department of English at Brunel University and the University of Westminster. Her article “Reassessing the Two-Culture Debate: Popular Science in Ian McEwan’s The Child in Time and Enduring Love” is soon to be published by Modern Fiction Studies. Among her work in progress is a co-edited volume on the fiction of Ali Smith—the first of its kind—and another entitled 1980: A Decade of Contemporary British Fiction. [End Page 655]

David James <> teaches in the School of English at the University of Nottingham. Author of Contemporary British Fiction and the Artistry of Space: Style, Landscape, Perception (2008), he edited The Legacies of Modernism (2011). With Rebecca L. Walkowitz and Matthew Hart, he edits the Columbia University Press book series Literature Now. His latest monograph, Modernist Futures: Innovation and Inheritance in the Contemporary Novel, is out this year from Cambridge University Press.

Daniel Lea <> is Principal Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at Oxford Brookes University. He is general editor of Manchester University Press’s “Contemporary British Novelists” series and has published on a wide range of topics related to contemporary writing. His most recent monograph was Graham Swift (2005), and he is currently writing a study of Post-2000 British fiction.

Mindi McMann <> recently completed her Ph.D. in English at the University of California, Davis. She is currently working on a manuscript on the ethics of reconciliation in politics and literature. Her research addresses the relationship between ethics, politics, and contemporary Anglophone literature. She is currently a lecturer in English at the University of California, Davis.

Justus Nieland <> is an associate professor of English at Michigan State University. He is the author of Feeling Modern: The Eccentricities of Public Life (2008), David Lynch (2012), and the co-author of Film Noir: Hard-Boiled Modernity and the Cultures of Globalization (2010). His is currently at work on a study of midcentury modernism, media, and the senses.

Patrick O’Donnell <> is, most recently, the author of The American Novel Now (2010), and co-editor of Approaches to Teaching Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying (2011) and The Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century American Fiction (2011). His work in progress includes A Temporary Future: The Fiction of David Mitchell, to be published by Continuum, and a book on Henry James and contemporary cinema. He is Professor and Chair of the English...


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