Joseph R. Urgo is dean of faculty at Hamilton College. With Ann Abadie, he has coedited several books in the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha series, all available from University Press of Mississippi.
Noel Polk is professor emeritus of English at Mississippi State University and editor of The Mississippi Quarterly. He is the author, most recently, of Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition (University Press of Mississippi). From 1981 to 2006, he edited the Library of America's complete edition of William Faulkner's novels.