PAUL BRIANS, an associate professor of English at Washington State University, has translated and edited Bawdy Tales from the Courts of Medieval France and published numerous articles on medieval and modern literature. For the past five years, he has researched nuclear war in fiction, periodically taught a course on the subject, and published a number of articles and reviews based on his research. His book Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction 1914- 1984, will appear in 1987.
EDGAR L. CHAPMAN, an associate professor of English, has taught Renaissance and modern literature at Bradley University since 1963. Educated at William Jewell College and Brown University, where he was an S. W. Marston Scholar, he has published articles on mainstream novelists Thomas Berger and Patrick White and science fiction and fantasy authors Suzette Hadin Elgin, Hope Mirrless, Philip Jose Farmer, and Talbot Mundy. He has also published The Magic Labyrinth of Philip Jose Farmer and is currently completing a study of Robert Silverberg.
MICHAEL R. COLLINGS, an associate professor of English and director of creative writing at Pepperdine College, has published Piers Anthony, Brian Aldiss, and six critical studies of Stephen King, among them Stephen King as Richard Bachman, The Many Facets of Stephen King, The Films of Stephen King, and The Annotated Guide to Stephen King. His critical articles have appeared in anthologies on fantasy and science fiction as well as major journals, and several have been translated into foreign languages. In addition to his crit-