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Jack Barbera is a professor of English at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: John Crews.

Jack Bales is Reference and Humanities Librarian at the University of Mary
Washington
in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He received a B.A. degree in English from Illinois College and earned his M.S. degree in library science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has written dozens of articles, essays, and reviews on a variety of literary topics and is the author of Kenneth Roberts: The Man and His Works (1989), Kenneth Roberts (1993), Esther Forbes: A Bio-Bibliography of the Author of Johnny Tremain (1997), and is the coauthor of Horatio Alger, Jr. (1981), and The Lost Life of Horatio Alger, Jr. (1985). His collection of author interviews and profiles, Conversations with Willie Morris, was published in 2000 by the University Press of Mississippi. He is currently compiling a collection of Willie Morris’s essays that will be published by the University Press of Mississippi.
E-mail: jbales@umw.edu; web site: www3.umw.edu/~jbales
Article contributed: Willie Morris.

Eric W. Cash earned his Ph.D. in English at the University of Mississippi, centering his studies around the Modernists and H.G. Wells. He also earned an Ed.S. in Adult and Higher Learning and a M.A. in English from Morehead State University, and he earned a B.A. in Anthropology from Eastern Kentucky University. He published numerous poems and short stories and won several awards for poetry and fiction. He taught journalism at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia. He died in 2010.
Articles contributed: Barry Hannah and Tennessee Williams.

C. Stuart Chapman is the author of Shelby Foote: A Writer’s Life. He earned his Ph.D. in English at Boston University and an M.A. at the University of Georgia in 1994, where his thesis was “Locating the Other in New Orleans: Southern Post-World War I Cultural Representation in William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!, Katherine Anne Porter’s Old Mortality, and Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire.”
Article contributed: Shelby Foote.

Chris Crowe is a professor of English at Brigham Young University. He is the author of Presenting Mildred D. Taylor and the forthcoming young adult novel, Mississippi Trial, 1955. He is currently the editor of the young adult literature column of English Journal and president-elect of the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English (ALAN).
Article contributed: Mildred D. Taylor.

Robert Cummings was a graduate student in English at the University of Mississippi.
Articles contributed: James Meredith, Margaree King Mitchell, Anne Moody, Zig Ziglar.

Jon M. Davies earned his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and in 1997 received his M.A. in English at the University of Mississippi.
Articles contributed: Nevada Barr, Frederick Barthelme, and Steve Barthelme.

Matthew Duffus received his B.A. from Valparaiso University in 1998 and is currently working on his M.A. in English at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Richard Wright.

Thomas Easterling earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Lawrence Wells.

Jim Fraiser, an attorney in Jackson, Mississippi, is the author of the novel Shadow Seed and is the contributing editor of the Metro Business Review.
Article contributed: Charles Wilson.

Nathaniel Gee was a graduate student in English at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Barbara Ensrud.

L.W. Gibbs was a graduate student in English at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Catherine Ann Warfield.

James K. Harrison is a retired NASA engineer who lives in Huntsville, Alabama. He received a B.S. degree in engineering from Mississippi State in 1958 and an M.S. degree in engineering from the University of Alabama in 1964. He is a history buff and a writer of his own family history.
Article contributed: Reuben Davis.

Taylor Hagood, an associate professor of English at Florida Atlantic University, is the author of Faulkner’s Imperialism: Space, Place, and the Materiality of Myth (2008) and and Secrecy, Magic, and the One-Act Plays of Harlem Renaissance Women Writers (2010). He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: William Clark Falkner, Irwin Russell.

Lisa C. Hickman is a Memphis writer and independent scholar who has published extensively on the life and work of Joan Williams and William Faulkner. Publications include The Southern Quarterly, The Housman Society Journal, Teaching Faulkner, Memphis Magazine, Memphis Flyer, and the Sunday Des Moines Register among others. She holds her Ph.D. in English from the University of Mississippi with specialization in American Literature, Southern Literature, and William Faulkner. Recent projects are a remembrance of Joan Williams, a lecture on Williams’ literary contributions at the University of Memphis, and a feature story on Special Collections at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Joan Williams.

Carol Ann Johnston grew up in Gladewater, Texas, a small town in East Texas along Interstate 20, which runs due east into Jackson, Mississippi. She earned a Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Harvard University. She has written on Flannery O’Connor and Eudora Welty, and she is the author of Eudora Welty: A Study of the Short Fiction, which was named an outstanding academic book of 1997 by Choice Magazine. She is today an associate professor of English at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where she teaches courses on southern women writers, lyric poetry, and Renaissance studies. She also hosts a radio show that features Texas singers and songwriters, and she has a springer spaniel named Sadie.
Article contributed: Eudora Welty.

Yoshiko Kayano was born in Japan. Her academic interests include literature of the American South, comparative literature, and linguistics. She received the M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Portland State University in Oregon, where she also taught Japanese and Japanese literature. As a graduate student at the University of Mississippi, she wrote a dissertation about Peter Taylor.
Articles contributed: Anne Carsley, Jerry Clower, Patrick Creevy.

Sarah Lavers was a graduate student in English at the University of Mississippi.
Articles contributed: Lewis Nordan, Gloria Norris.

Jennie Lee is a former graduate student in English at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Brad Watson.

Katharine Mitchell, from Greenville, S.C., received her B.A. from the College of Charleston. She received her Master of Arts degree in English from the University of Mississippi.
Articles contributed: Joseph Glover Baldwin, Rick Bass, Will Davis Campbell, Richard Ford, Henry Clay Lewis, Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, Noel Polk.

John B. Padgett received his Ph.D. in English at the University of Mississippi and is now an associate professor of English at Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. He earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees in English from Clemson University in Clemson, S.C., where he also served as editor of a local newspaper. His scholarly interests include historical fiction; writers of the American South, most notably William Faulkner; and British Romantic poets. He is the author and creator of William Faulkner on the Web, an on-line scholarly resource on the Nobel Prize-winning author. In addition to being a contributor, he is also the founder, site designer, and managing editor of The Mississippi Writers Page.
Articles contributed: John Armistead, James A. Autry, Sherwood Bonner, Jimmy Buffett, J.F.H. Claiborne, Joseph Beckham Cobb, Medgar Evers, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Murry C. Falkner, Jimmy Faulkner, John Faulkner, William Faulkner, Beth Henley, Jim Henson, Greg Iles, L.Q.C. Lamar, Neil McGaughey, James Seay, Donna Tartt.

Karen Rutherford, a resident of Desoto County, Mississippi, received her B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Park University in Missouri and plans to pursue graduate studies in English.
Articles contributed: L. C. Dorsey, Ida B. Wells-Barnett

William T. Seibels, from Montgomery, Alabama, was an honors student pursuing a business degree at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Thomas Harris.

Jon Tucker was a graduate student at the University of Mississippi.
Article contributed: Margaret Walker Alexander.


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