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Jay Lee Ellis is a
native Texan living in New
York City, where he is
writing a second novel, The Mountains.
His poems and stories may
be found in Crow Feather
Dream, Sojourn, and Sulphur River Review.
A jazz musician for 25
years, Ellis also teaches writing
at New York University, where
he is a doctoral candidate
Henry Gould co-edits Nedge. He recently co-edited and published an anthology in honor of poet/translator Edwin Honig's 75th birthday, A Glass of Green Tea: With Honig (Fordham University Press). Chapbooks of his poetry have been published by Hellcoal Press and Copper Beech Press. His poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in alea, apex of the M, Electronic Poetry Review, Happy Genius, LVNG, Poetry New York, Poetic Briefs and Witz. A sonnet sequence called Island Road is forthcoming in spring '97 in the electronic journal Mudlark.
Susan Hekman is professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, the University of Texas at Arlington. Her most recent book is Moral Voices, Moral Selves: Carol Gilligan and Feminist Moral Theory (Penn State Press, 1995). She is currently working on a book exploring the concept of difference in feminist theory.
William S. Lewis is currently a doctoral candidate in philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University. With interests including 19th and 20th century Continental European Philosophy as well as American Pragmaticism, he anxiously anticipates completing a dissertation on the theoretical intersections of psychoanalysis and Marxism as these appear around the time of World War I.
Lantz Miller conducted graduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is Editor of Veterinary Forum.
Jonah Peretti teaches computer applications and Internet publishing at the Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California at Santa Cruz and has published and conferenced papers on critical theory, educational technology and environmentalism.
Nicoletta Pireddu received her Ph. D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, in August 1996, with a dissertation titled Beautiful Gifts, Sublime Sacrifices: The Aestheticization of Ethics in Wilde, Huysmans, and D'Ammunzio. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Duke University. She has published and lectured extensively on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Anglo-American and European literature and literary theory. Her main fields of interests are the relationships between anthropology and literature, the ideology of the sublime from Romanticism to Postmodernism, and theories of the novel and of romance. She is currently working on a book about gift-economy and the aesthetic community in fin-de-siĄcle literature and contemporary theory.
Frederick Turner, Founders Professor of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas, was educated at Oxford University. A poet, essayist, translator, cultural critic and former editor of The Kenyon Review, his most recent books are April Wind (University Press of Virginia), Foamy Sky: The Major Poems of Miklos Radnoti (translations, with Zsuzsanna Ozsvath: Princeton University Press) and The Culture of Hope (The Free Press).