Daniel Anderson’s work has appeared in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, and other journals. He is author of two poetry collections, Drunk in Sunlight (The Johns Hopkins University Press) and January Rain (Story Line Press), and edited The Selected Poems of Howard Nemerov. He teaches creative writing at the University of Oregon.

Robert Bagg, who has been researching and writing Richard Wilbur’s biography since 2005, lives in western Massachusetts. He has published several books of poetry, most recently The Tandem Ride and Other Excursions (Spiritus Mundi Press, 2011), as well as translations of the complete works of Sophocles in several formats (Harper Perennial 2011). His translations of Antigone and Oedipus the King appear in the third edition of the Norton Anthology of World Literature (2012). This summer the Mettawee River Theatre Company will premiere his translation of Taliesin, a Welsh tale of sorcery and court intrigue.

George Bradley edited The Yale Younger Poets Anthology and is the author of five books of poetry, most recently A Few of Her Secrets (The Waywiser Press).

Peter Brooks is Sterling Professor of Comparative Literature Emeritus at Yale, and currently Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Scholar at Princeton. His books include The Melodramatic Imagination, Reading for the Plot, Henry James Goes to Paris, and, most recently, Enigmas of Identity.

Michael Carroll’s fiction has appeared in Boulevard, Open City, Southwest Review, and Animal Shelter, the journal of Semiotext( e) Press. "Excavation," his collaboration with Edmund White, was included in the anthology New Jersey Noir, edited by Joyce Carol Oates and published by Akashic Books. His interviews with Ann Beattie and Wells Tower were published in recent issues of the newly revamped Chattahoochee Review.

John Crowley is author of many novels, and three-time recipient of the World Fantasy Award: for best novella (Great Work of Time), best novel (Little, Big), and in 2006 a lifetime achievement award. Other novels include The Translator, The Evening Land: Lord Byron’s Novel, and Four Freedoms. For many years he worked as a writer of films, mostly historical documentaries. In 1992 he received the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches creative writing at Yale University.

Jane Delury teaches creative writing at the University of Baltimore, where she is the Klein Professor of Writing and Literature. Her work has appeared in The Southern Review, Narrative, and StoryQuarterly, and was anthologized in the 2011 PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories. She is currently working on her first novel.

Ben Downing’s Queen Bee of Tuscany: the Redoubtable Janet Ross has just appeared from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Will Eaves is author of three novels, most recently This Is Paradise (2012), and a collection of poetry, Sound Houses (2011). He teaches at the University of Warwick. The Absent Therapist, a volume of experimental fiction, will be published next year.

Alan Feldman’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Atlantic, The Nation, The Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, Southwest Review, and elsewhere. A Sail to Great Island was awarded the Pollak Prize for Poetry from the University of Wisconsin.

Emily Fragos is the author of two books of poetry, Little Savage (Grove Press, 2004) and Hostage: New & Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow Press, 2011). She is also the editor of five poetry anthologies for The Everyman’s Pocket Library: The Letters of Emily Dickinson, Music’s Spell, The Dance, The Great Cat, and Art & Artists. She has served as the guest poetry editor for Guernica and teaches at Columbia and at NYU.

Erica McAlpine’s most recent book is Aristotle’s Garden, winner of the 2003 Bluestem Award for Poetry. Her poems have appeared in The American Scholar, Poetry, The Atlantic Monthly, The Hudson Review, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, and other magazines.

Jean McGarry is author of many novels and fiction collections, including the recent Ocean State, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, and Blue Boy, a novella about art and its devotees.

Alan Michael Parker is author of two books of poems, Days Like Prose and The Vandals, co-editor of The Routledge Anthology of Cross-Gendered Verse, and editor for North America of Who’s Who in Twentieth-Century Poetry. He teaches at Davidson College.

Tony Sanders is author of the collection Partial Eclipse (University of North Texas Press). His poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, The Paris Review, and elsewhere.

Michael Shewmaker’s poems appear or are forthcoming in Southwest Review, Sewanee Theological Review, American Arts Quarterly, Measure, Tar River Poetry, The Dark Horse, and elsewhere. He is a Ph.D. candidate in creative writing at Texas Tech University and an editor for Iron Horse Literary Review and 32 Poems.

Austin Smith’s poetry has been or will be published in The New Yorker, Sewanee Review, New Orleans Review, Midwest Quarterly Review, Poetry East, ZYZZYVA, and other journals. He is winner of a Stegner Fellowship in Fiction, and is currently at work on his first novel. A collection of poems, Almanac (Princeton) will be out later this year.

Brian Swann has published collections of poems and short fiction, books for children, and translations. Recent work includes In Line (poetry, the Johns Hopkins University Press), Sky Loom: Native American Myth, Story, Song, and Born in the Blood: On Native American Translation (both University Nebraska Press).

Rachel Trousdale is an associate professor of English at Agnes Scott College and the author of Nabokov, Rushdie, and the Transnational Imagination.

Eric Weinstein’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, and others. He lives in New York City.

Sarah Wheeler is the author of eight books of biography and travel, including Travels in a Thin Country: A Journey Through Chile, Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica, and The Magnetic North. O My America! Six Women and Their Second Acts in the New World will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux this season. She lives in London.

Timothy Young is curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts at Beinecke Library at Yale University. He is the author of a new translation of La Prose du Transsiberien (2008), and is a co-editor of The Great Mirror of Folly: Finance, Culture, and the Crash of 1720 (forthcoming later this year).