John Berninghausen teaches Chinese language and literature at the University of Vermont. His current research is focussed on Mao Dun's fiction and on the interaction between form and content in literary works of a highly political nature.
Ted Huters is a Ph.D. candidate in modern Chinese literature at Stanford University and is now writing his doctoral dissertation on Qian Zhong-shu.
Perry Link teaches Chinese language and literature at Princeton University and is especially interested in popular thought.
Donald Holoch is Assistant Professor of Chinese at York University, Toronto. His major research interests are the rise of bourgeois fiction in late-Qing China and its transformation during the Republican period.
Lars Ellström is a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Stockholm, currently studying modern Chinese literature at Fudan University in Shanghai, one of fourteen foreign students there.
Michael Gotz is a doctoral candidate in Oriental Languages at the University of California, Berkeley, and is working on a dissertation, "Images of Workers in Contemporary Chinese Fiction, 1949-1964." He is editor of the Modern Chinese Literature Newsletter.
Yu-shih Chen is Assistant Professor of Chinese at Hunter College. She has written on topics in Classical Chinese literature and is now working on a book on the fictional works of Mao Dun.
Paul Pickowicz is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego. He is currently, writing a book on Qu Qiu-bai and the origins of Chinese Marxist literary thought.
Gary Bjorge is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Library Associate: Chinese in the university library. His major research interest is 20th Century, Chinese literature.
Shu-ying Tsau, of Beijing, graduated from Beijing University in 1958. She is Assistant Professor of Chinese at York University, Toronto. Her main research interest is the development of China's proletarian literature, in its thematic and stylistic aspects.
David Holm is Research Fellow at the Contemporary China Institute, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He is working on a thesis on transformation of the folk arts and popular literature in the Border Regions of North China, 1937-49.
Jean James is a graduate student in East Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Iowa and is interested in promoting translation of modern Chinese literature. His current research is on Han Tomb No. 1 at Ma Wang Tui.
Joe Huang is author of Heroes and Villains in Communist China: The Contemporary Chinese Novel as a Reflection of Life and is currently writing a book on post-1949 theater in China.
Wong Kam-ming teaches Chinese literature at Cornell University. His main area of interest is Chinese fiction, both traditional and modern, with special emphasis on Dream of the Red Chamber, Lu Xun and Hao Ran.