STEVEN GOULD AXELROD is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of Robert Lowell: Life and Art and Sylvia Plath: The Wound and the Cure of Word, and coeditor of Robert Lowell: New Essays on the Poetry.
CAMILLE ROMAN is a visiting scholar at Brown University and professor emerita at Washington State University, Pullman. She is the author of Elizabeth Bishop's World War II-Cold War View and coeditor of The Women & Language Debate: A Sourcebook and a music book series.
THOMAS TRAVISANO is a professor of English at Hartwick College. He is the author of Elizabeth Bishop: Her Artistic Development and Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic. He is the principal editor of Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.