Mary Esteve, associate professor of English at Concordia University in Montreal, is the author of The Aesthetics and Politics of the Crowd in American Literature (Cambridge, 2003). She has published articles on happiness and postmodern theory, Patricia Highsmith and midcentury consumerism, and early Philip Roth and happiness. She is writing a book on the idea of happiness in mid-twentieth-century American fiction.
Sarah L. Wasserman is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for English, American, and Celtic Studies, University of Bonn. Among her publications is an article on urban apparitions in Don DeLillo’s Underworld. Her book project is titled “Material Losses: Urban Ephemera in Contemporary American Literature and Culture.”
Alexander Beaumont, lecturer in English literature at York St. John University, has published articles on Channel 4, left melancholia, and cultural studies and on Maggie Gee, natality, and reproductive futurism. His book project is titled “Freedom and the City: Contemporary British Fiction and the Cultural Politics of Disenfranchisement.”
Teresa Villa-Ignacio is an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow in the humanities in the department of French and Italian at Tulane University. She is completing a book manuscript titled “Poethical Import: Translationships in French-American Poetic Exchange.” With Olivia C. Harrison, she is co-editing an anthology of texts in translation from Souffles-Anfas, a Moroccan literary and cultural journal.
Joshua S. Hoeynck is a lecturer in the department of English at Case Western Reserve University. His book project is titled “The Process of Poetry: Black Mountain Poetics and Alfred North Whitehead.”
Andrew Rippeon, visiting assistant professor of English at Hamilton College, is the author of several review essays on contemporary lyric practice. His edition of Larry Eigner’s letters to Jonathan Williams is under contract with the University of Alabama Press.
Rebecca Couch Steffy is completing a Ph.D. in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her dissertation is titled “California Dreaming: Poetry and the Spaces of Literary Community after the Sixties.”
Janice Ho, assistant professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has published articles on Joseph Conrad, Leonard Woolf, Salman Rushdie, and the politics of modernism. Her monograph Nation and Citizenship in the Twentieth-Century British Novel is forthcoming in early 2015 from Cambridge University Press. [End Page 438]
Nicole Rizzuto, assistant professor of English at Georgetown University, has published articles on British modernism, postcolonial literature, and critical theories of trauma and memory. Her book on testimony in modernist and contemporary Anglophone literatures is forthcoming from Fordham University Press in 2015.
Joseph Darda is completing a Ph.D. in English at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. He has published articles on W. D. Howells and Marjane Satrapi and recently edited a special issue of LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory titled Literary Counterhistories of U.S. Exceptionalism (2014). His dissertation examines the narrative logic of U.S. warfare since 1949. [End Page 439]