S.T.JOSHI is the author of H.P.Lovecraft: The Decline of the West (1990), Lord Dunsany: Master of the Anglo-Irish Imagination (Greenwood, 1995), H.P. Lovecraft: A Life (1996), and Ambrose Bierce: A Bibliography of Primary Sources (Greenwood, 1999), which he compiled with David E.Schultz. He has edited the standard edition of Lovecraft’s fiction (1984–89, 4 vols.) and many other editions of Lovecraft’s work. He is the founder and editior of Lovecraft Studies and Studies in Weird Fiction.
DAVID E.SCHULTZ is a technical editor with an environmental engineering firm. He has edited a critical edition of H.P.Lovecraft’s Commonplace Book (1987), and with S.T.Joshi has edited various annotated editions of Lovecraft’s letters. He and Joshi also compiled Ambrose Bierce: A Bibliography of Primary Sources (Greenwood, 1999).