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William Brevda is Professor of English at Central Michigan University. He is the author of Signs of the Signs: The Literary Lights of Incandescence and Neon (Bucknell University Press, 2011) and Harry Kemp: The Last Bohemian (Bucknell University Press, 1986).

Tim Conley is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Brock University in Canada. He is the author of Joyce's Mistakes: Problems of Intention, Irony, and Interpretation (University of Toronto Press, 2003) and Useless Joyce: Textual Functions, Cultural Appropriations (University of Toronto Press, 2017). He is the editor of Joyce's Disciples Disciplined: A Reexagmination of the "Exagmination of Work in Progress" (2010), coeditor of the anthology Burning City: Poems of Metropolitan Modernity (2012), coeditor of Doubtful Points: Joyce and Punctuation (2014), and coeditor of a long the Krommerun: Selected Papers from the Utrecht James Joyce Symposium (2016).

Luca Crispi is a lecturer in James Joyce studies and modernism in the School of English, Drama and Film at University College Dublin and cofounder (with Ann Fogarty) of the Dublin James Joyce Journal. He is currently working on a monograph entitled "The Genesis of 'Ulysses,'" and is editing, with Alexis and Maria Anna Léon, a forthcoming collection of archival material: James Joyce and Paul L. Léon: The Story of a Friendship Revisited (Bloomsbury, June 2020).

Richard J. Gerber is a book dealer, who has been selling and writing about Joyce since 1983. He and his wife, Margy, run and, website-based businesses specializing in modern first editions.

John Gordon is Professor Emeritus of English literature at Connecticut College. He is a graduate of Hamilton College, with a doctorate from Harvard University. He is the author of six books, three of them on Joyce, and numerous articles. He is presently at work on the online "John Gordon's Finnegans Wake Blog," a series of notes supplementing the fourth edition of Roland McHugh's Annotations.

Thomas J. Kenny is Librarian Emeritus at Saint Peter's University in Jersey City where he was Head of Reference from 1995 to 2013. Prior to that, he was a Humanities Adjunct at Cooper Union. He received his doctorate in modern English literature from NYU in 1975 with a dissertation on Joyce's marginal markings in the books of his library. He has published in James Joyce Quarterly, Journal of Modern Literature, and British Literary Magazines: The Modern Age 1914–1984.

Peter C. L. Nohrnberg holds a doctorate in English from Yale and has published broadly on British and Irish modernism. His last long-form essay on Joyce, "'Building Up a Nation Once Again': Irish Masculinity, Violence, and the Cultural Politics of Sports in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ulysses" was published in the 2010 edition of Joyce Studies Annual. Nohrnberg is also a published poet; his poem "At the Orchard" recently appeared in The Wisconsin Review. He currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children.

Irina D. Rasmussen, an Associate Professor of English at Stockholm University (Sweden), has published on James Joyce, Nancy Cunard, Acmeism, and documentary modernist projects. Her articles have appeared in James Joyce Quarterly, Modernism/modernity, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, and Comparative Literature. She has coedited an essay collection on modern fiction and its ethical and social reconfigurations, Ethics and Poetics (2014), and she is currently working on a book about documentary modernist projects that include anthologies, scrapbooks, and photographic reportage.

Patrick Reilly is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Baruch College, CUNY and a professional singer. He has published articles on such writers as Plato, Joyce, Camus, and Pynchon. He is the author of The Fourth Horseman: The Fact of Disease in the Fiction of Destiny in Alessandro Manzoni's I Promessi Sposi, Italica and Bills of Mortality: Disease and Destiny in Plague Literature from Early Modern to Postmodern Times (Peter Lang, 2015).

Robert J. Seidman is a novelist, Emmy-winning screenwriter, and literary critic. Moments Captured was published in the United States by the Overlook Press in fall 2012 and in England by Duckworth Press in spring 2014. The work is based loosely on the work and life of the pioneering nineteenth-century photographer Eadweard Muybridge. Seidman's One Smart Indian, a novel about a Northern Cheyenne set in mid-nineteenthcentury America, was published by the Overlook Press in 1980. Seidman's screenwriting credits include the Emmy-nominated A Life Apart: Hasidism in America, a 90-minute documentary. He cowrote Margaret Mead: An Observer Observed, a 90-minute docudrama about Mead's life, intellectual contributions, and the creation of her legend. Seidman also wrote In Our Time, the final program of a nine-part series ambitiously titled Art of the Western World. The hour-long film focuses on American and European art after World War II. Robert Seidman is co-writer of Waiting for Beckett, a documentary on the work and life of the Nobel Prize–winning author. Seidman wrote Wallace Stevens: Man Made Out of Words, an hour-long documentary about Stevens's poetry and life. Seidman was co-writer of Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life. This film won the Writers' Guild Award for Best Documentary, a George Foster Peabody Award, and the Emmy for Best Documentary in 2007. His latest documentary is Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People, nationally broadcast on PBS in 2019. With Don Gifford, Robert Seidman is coauthor of Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses (University of California Press, 1988). The annotation was first published by E. P. Dutton in 1974.

Tom Ue researches and teaches courses on nineteenth-century British literature, intellectual history, and cultural studies at Dalhousie University. He is the author of Gissing, Shakespeare, and the Life of Writing (Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming) and George Gissing (Liverpool University Press, forthcoming), and the editor of George Gissing, The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft (Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming). Ue has held the prestigious Frederick Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, and he is an Honorary Research Associate at University College London.

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