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Leslie Allison is the assistant director of the Writing Center at Temple University. She teaches courses on women’s literature and American literature, and is currently working on a book about mid-century women writers, entitled Atomic Authorship: Women Writing at Mid-Century.

Krista Comer is Professor of English at Rice University and a member of Rice’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. In addition to many essays, her published work includes Landscapes of the New West and Surfer Girls in the New World Order. She directs the Institute for Women Surfers, a project in the feminist public humanities. In the fall of 2017, she will be a Visiting Scholar at Stanford’s Lane Center for the American West.

Sigrid Anderson Cordell is the Librarian for English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on the intersections of race, gender, and print culture in the US West. She is the author of Fictions of Dissent: Reclaiming Authority in Transatlantic Women’s Writing of the Late Nineteenth Century (2010), and her work has appeared in American Periodicals, Victorian Literature and Culture, Neo-Victorian Studies, and portal.

Geneva M. Gano is an assistant professor of literature at Texas State University, where she teaches courses on multicultural American women’s writing and geocritical approaches to literature. Her research examines the social, intellectual, and aesthetic networks of American literature in space and place. Her current book project, U.S. Modernism at Continent’s End: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos, considers the role of the little arts colony in the development of US modernism.

Tace Hedrick received her PhD in comparative literature from the University of Iowa. She currently offers courses in US Latino/a, Afro-Latina, and Chicanx cultural studies, as well as in feminist theory. She has published two books, Mestizo Modernisms: Race, Nation, and Identity in Latin American Culture, 1900–1940 (Rutgers Press, 2003), and Chica Lit: Popular Latina Fiction and Americanization in the Twenty-First Century (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015). Currently Professor Hedrick is writing her next book, tentatively titled Queering the Cosmic Race: Spirituality, Race, and Sexuality in Latino/American Cultural Work, 1970–2000.

Carrie Johnston is the Digital Humanities Research Designer at Wake Forest University. Her research and teaching focus on women’s literary labor in the US and its intersections with technological advancement and political discourse. [End Page 426]

Jennifer L. Lieberman is an assistant professor of English at the University of North Florida. She is the author of Power Lines: Electricity in American Life and Letters, 1882–1952 (MIT Press, 2017), and her previous work can be found in journals such as Configurations, History and Technology, and MELUS: Multi-ethnic Literature in the US. [End Page 427]



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