Robert Coles is a physician and writer, who compiled and edited The Doctor Stories of William Carlos Williams (New Directions, 1984) and wrote William Carlos Williams: The Knack of Survival in America (Rutgers University Press, 1982).
Thomas Roma, a two-time recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art and the International Center of Photography in New York. He is the author of five powerHouse titles: Enduring Justice; Show & Tell; Sicilian Passage; In Prison Air, and last year’s On Three Pillars: Torah, Worship, and the Practice of Loving Kindness, The Synagogues of Brooklyn. He is also the author of Sanctuary (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002), Higher Ground (Distributed Art Publishers Inc., 1999), Sunset Park (Smithsonian Books, 1998), Found in Brooklyn (W.W. Norton & Co., 1996), and Come Sunday (Museum of Modern Art/ Abrams, 1996). Director of Photography at Columbia University, Roma lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.