david ben-merre is an associate professor in the Department of English at SUNY—Buffalo State, where he teaches classes on twentieth-century literature, literary theory, and poetry. His book Figures of Time (SUNY Press, 2018) looks at how nuances of poetic form alter how we have come to understand cultural aspects of time. "Some Color of Truth" comes out of his current book project on literary misreading.
brian t. edwards is dean of the School of Liberal Arts and professor of English at Tulane University. He was previously Crown Professor in Middle East Studies and professor of English at Northwestern. His most recent book is After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East (Columbia, 2016).
sydney boyd is a Spatial Humanities Project Manager Fellow in the Humanities Research Center at Rice University. Her research brings together musicology and literary study to explore how musical duration affects literary perceptions of temporality in the twentieth-century novel.
david callahan is Associate Professor of English at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. His book Rainforest Narratives: The Work of Janette Turner Hospital (2009) was a co-winner of Australia's McRae Russell Award for the best book of literary scholarship on an Australian subject. His articles have appeared in journals such as Interventions, Postcolonial Studies, Critique, English Studies in Africa and Clinical Anatomy. Recent work has focused on representations of East Timor in English and Portuguese.
vesna kuiken is visiting assistant professor at the University at Albany where she teaches American literature. Her work has appeared in the collection American Impersonal: Essays with Sharon Cameron (Bloomsbury, 2014), and in journals J19, Nineteenth-Century Prose, and The Henry James Review. She is the recipient of the Leon Edel Prize for the best essay on Henry James in 2016.