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Philip Holden is a professor of English at the National University of Singapore. His work in auto/biography studies includes the book Autobiography and Decolonization: Modernity, Masculinity and the Nation-State (U Wisconsin P, 2008), and a number of scholarly articles in major scholarly journals such as Biography, Life Writing, a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, and Postcolonial Studies. He has also published widely on Singapore and Southeast Asian literatures, is the coauthor of The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English (Routledge, 2009), and one of the editors of Writing Singapore (NUS Press, 2009), the most comprehensive historical anthology of Singapore literature in English. His short story collection is Heaven Has Eyes (Epigram Books, 2016).

Andrew Jewell is a professor in the University Libraries, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and director of the Willa Cather Archive ( Andy has published several essays on Willa Cather and other American writers, scholarly editing, and digital humanities. He is coeditor of the books The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age (U of Michigan P, 2011) and The Selected Letters of Willa Cather (Knopf, 2013), and is coeditor of the forthcoming digital, scholarly edition, The Complete Letters of Willa Cather. Since 2008, Andy has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Willa Cather Foundation.

Michael Keren is a professor emeritus at the University of Calgary and the dean of the School of Communication, Society and Government at the Max Stern Academic College in Israel. He is the author of Zichroni v. State of Israel: The Biography of a Civil Rights Lawyer (Lexington Books, 2002).

Amanda Kotch received her PhD in Victorian literature from Rutgers University. She currently teaches at New York University in the Expository Writing Program. Her research focuses on biographies of writers and artists as well as death and material culture.

Jayne Lewis is a professor of English at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author, most recently, of Air's Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction, 1660–1794 (U of Chicago P, 2012) and the editor of Religion in Enlightenment England (Baylor, 2016). [End Page 528]

Anna Poletti is an associate professor of English at Utrecht University and Senior Adjunct Research Fellow at Monash University. Her recent work includes Life Narratives and Youth Culture: Representation, Agency and Participation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), coauthored with Kate Douglas, and articles in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (2016), and a/b: Auto/Biography Studies. She is coeditor of the collection Identity Technologies: Constructing the Self Online (U of Wisconsin P, 2014) with Julie Rak, and author of Intimate Ephemera: Reading Young Lives in Australian Zine Culture (Melbourne UP, 2008). Her next book, Biomediations: Writing Ourselves Beyond the Book, is forthcoming from New York University Press.

Charles Reeve is an associate professor in the faculties of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Art at OCAD University, where he also is president of the Faculty Association, and president of the Universities Art Association of Canada. He has published widely in the fields of modern and contemporary art, with a special emphasis on artists' autobiographies. With Rachel Epp Buller, he is coeditor of Inappropriate Bodies: Art, Design, and Maternity, due out from Demeter Press in 2018.

Riánna M. Williams is an independent historian specializing in the Hawaiian monarchy period. In between the nine years she spent as a docent at 'Iolani Palace and the ten years she has been a docent at Washington Place, she conducted research for the late historian H. J. "Jim" Bartels, wrote four books, three articles for the Hawaiian Journal of History, and numerous articles for various venues, all on Hawaiian history. Riánna has volunteered on and off at Bishop Museum library and archives for twenty years, including transcribing and indexing the diaries of Queen Emma, Queen Lili'uokalani, and the letters of Charles Reed Bishop. She belongs to several historical organizations and is a life member of the National Society of Arts and Letters.

Janelle L. Wilson is a professor in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Criminology at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where she teaches courses in social psychology and deviance. Her research interests include the sociology...


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