Wells Addington is an Instructor of English at the University of Alabama. His scholarly work traces the institutional and aesthetic development of the contemporary short story. He is also working on a project that examines the influence of Modernism on food writing.
Kelly Blewett is a doctoral candidate in Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Cincinnati.
Uzzie T. Cannon is Associate Professor of English at National Louis University Chicago where she teaches African American literature. Her research examines the intersectionality of race, gender, and form in contemporary fiction. She is currently exploring the intersections of the blues idiom and Black masculinities in contemporary fiction and culture.
Edward Chamberlain researches how artists and intellectuals represent social struggle in American and Caribbean contexts. This research explains how vulnerable populations, such as LGBTQ youth, address issues of inequality and well-being in written and visual narratives. His research articles are published in the journals English Language Notes, CLCWeb, and Otherness.
Seongeun Jin is a lecturer at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea. His research interests focus on nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and American literature and film, with a special emphasis on trans-atlantic studies, popular culture, and gothic studies. He has published articles on C. S. Lewis and Flannery O’Connor.
Matthew Leporati is a postdoctoral fellow at Fordham University, where he has taught composition and literature for eight years. His current research project examines the revival of epic poetry in nineteenth-century Britain, concentrating on its relation with the evangelical turn of British imperialism.
Mary Jo McCloskey, a Lecturer at Manhattanville College, earned her doctorate at St. John’s University. Previously, she was Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of the Virgin Islands. Her work is forthcoming in Post-Racial? America, from Bucknell University Press, and has appeared in Caribbean Literature and Culture and Practical Composition. [End Page 140]
Janine Morris received her PhD in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include multimodal and digital writing, feminist rhetoric, and reading scholarship. Her work has appeared in Pedagogy, Composition Studies, Community Literacy Journal, and Computers and Composition.
Christine Roth is Associate Professor of English at University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Her research interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century expatriate literature in France, “green” Victorianism, and the literary use of nostalgia. She is presently at work on a study of the late-nineteenth-century Kailyard School of Scottish fiction.
Hannah J. Rule is an Assistant Professor of English in Composition and Rhetoric at the University of South Carolina where she teaches courses in first-year writing, pedagogy, and composition studies. Her scholarship focuses on composition pedagogy, history, and writing process theories and research methods.
Lisa Zimmerman has published five poetry collections, most recently The Light at the Edge of Everything and Snack Size: Poems. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in many magazines including Redbook, Poet Lore, and The Florida Review. Lisa is an associate professor at the University of Northern Colorado. [End Page 141]