Hilary Bailey is a British writer and editor, born in 1936. She is the author of a biography of Vera Brittain, she edited volumes 7-10 of the 'New Worlds Quarterly' series and among her varied works are 19 books of fiction, including famously Mrs Rochester, the sequel to Jane Eyreand most recently, Fifty- First State (2008).She has just completed her latest book, and is now working on a drama, with Leonora Rose-Aqotu, centred on the life of Caribbean slave, Mary Prince.Richard Bullock (Ph.D., University of Virginia) is a professor of English at Wright State University, where he directs the writing programs and serves as assistant chair of the English department. He's the author of The Norton Field Guide to Writing, and his scholarship and teaching focus on the teaching of writing.
Michal Brody is a linguist, independent scholar, and lecturer. She was a founding faculty member of Universidad de Oriente in Yucatan, Mexico, and has been teaching more recently in California, at Sonoma State University and San Francisco State University. Her scholarly work centers on diverse aspects of language pedagogy for English in the United States and Yucatec Maya in Mexico, language politics, and contact between English and Spanish in the United States and Spanish and Maya in Mexico. Her favorite courses to teach include "Theories of Writing Systems" and "Linguistics of Cartoons and Comics." She's the author (with Keith Walters) of What's Language Got to Do with It? and the editor of They Say / I Blog .
Francine Weinberg (M.Ed, Teachers College, Columbia University) is an author and editor who has worked for more than 30 years on college and high school English textbooks. She's the author of the handbook in The Norton Field Guide to Writing.