Stephen Arata is Professor of English at the University of Virginia. In addition to Fictions of Loss in the Victorian Fin de Siècle (1996) and many essays on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, he is a General Editor of the 38-volume New Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Works of Robert Louis Stevenson (2014).
Madigan Haley holds a PhD from the Department of English at the University of Virginia, where he is a Postdoctoral Preceptor. A comparatist with a special focus on twentieth- and twenty-first-century anglophone literature, he has published on the global novel in The Minnesota Review and in Novel: A Forum on Fiction. His current book project explores how contemporary world literature gives form to an ethical notion of the global.
J. Paul Hunter is Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor, Emeritus, at the University of Chicago and Professor of English, Emeritus, at the University of Virginia. His publications include Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth Century English Fiction (1990), winner of the Louis Gottschalk Prize of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
Jennifer Wicke, Professor of English at the University of Virginia, is the author of Advertising Fictions: Literature, Advertisement, and Social Reading (1988) and the co-editor of Feminism and Postmodernism (1994). She has published widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature from a global anglophone perspective.