Laird Christensen is associate professor of English and environmental studies at Green Mountain College, where he directs the graduate program in environmental studies. His articles on literature and bioregional pedagogy have appeared in a number of anthologies and journals, including Northwest Review and Renascence; his poems and creative nonfiction have appeared in such magazines as Utne Reader, Wild Earth, and Whole Terrain.
Mark C. Long is associate professor of English and American studies and chair of the Department of English at Keene State College. He is cofounder and cofacilitator of the Calderwood Institute on the Teaching of Writing at Keene State College. He has published essays on teaching and the profession, theories of reading, environmental literature, and American poetry.
Fred Waage is the editor of Teaching Environmental Literature: Materials, Methods, Resources. He has published poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction as well as articles on the Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, popular culture, and environmental literature. He was the founding editor of the Appalachian periodical Now and Then. As a teacher, he is interested in Renaissance drama, creative writing, Irish literature, and literature of the environment. He is author of The Critical Role of the Environment in the Writings of George Stewart: A Life of America's Literary Ecologist.