DROR ABEND-DAVID is a doctoral candidate at New York University. A poet and short fiction writer, Abend-David's current research efforts are in Rhetoric and Cultural Studies with particular interest in media and poetry.
E. ELLEN BARKER is an Assistant Professor of English and Associate Chair of the Humanities Department at Dekalb College in Clarkston, Georgia. An ABD at Georgia State University, Prof. Barker is interested in the drama of Tennessee Williams.
MARGARET D. BAUER is an Assistant Professor of English at East Carolina University. A genuine comparatist, Prof. Bauer is deeply interested in intertextual reading of literature. Her book manuscript on Ellen Gilchrist is currently under reconsideration for publication by a university press.
MARC--A CHRISTOPHE is with the English Department at Howard University.
JEFFREY L. COLEMAN is an Assistant Professor of English at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Former poetry editor of the Arizona State University Hayden's Ferry Review, Coleman has published poetry in Blue Mesa Review. His research interest is the poetry of the Civil Rights Movement.
CATHERINE A. COLTON is a candidate for a Ph.D. in English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her current research efforts include feminist rhetoric and literacies as they are articulated in feminist reading and consciousness-raising sessions.
DAVID COWART is Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in English at the University of South Carolina. He is the author of numerous essays and books, including, Literary Symbiosis: The Reconfigured Text in Twentieth-Century Writing; History and the Contemporary Novel; Arches and Light: The Fiction of John Gardner; and Thomas Pynchon: The Art of Illusion.
IKENNA DIEKE is an Associate Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Arizona. He is the author of The Primordial Image: African, Afro-American, and Caribbean Mythopoetic Text. He is presently completing two other books--Inner Vision Incarnate: Self and Subjectivity in Alice Walker and African American Literature: Revision, Renewal, and the Politics of (Dis)Location.
JUDY ELSLEY is an Associate Professor of English at Weber State University--Ogden, Utah.
ERNA KELLY is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin--Eu Claire.