Suzanne W. Jones is an associate professor of English at the University of Richmond in Virginia. She is the editor of another collection of stories, "Growing Up in the South: An Anthology of Modern Southern Literature," and a collection of essays, "Writing the Woman Artist." Jones has published articles on Twentieth-century American fiction, women writers, and the literature of the South. Jones lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Sharon Monteith is professor of American studies at the University of Nottingham.
#60;b#62;Richard Gray#60;/b#62; is Professor of Literature at the University of Essex and former Distinguished Visiting Professor at a number of universities in the United States. He is the first specialist in American literature to be elected a Fellow of the British Academy and has published over a dozen books on the topic, including the award-winning #60;i#62;Writing the South (Ideas of an American Region (1986) and The Life of William Faulkner: A Critical Biography (1944). #60;/i#62; His #60;i#62;History of American Literature#60;/i#62; is widely considered to be one of the standard works on the subject.