Jeanne Heuving is a professor and the founder and first director of the MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Bothell. She is the author of The Transmutation of Love and Avant-Garde Poetics and Omissions Are Not Accidents: Gender in the Art of Marianne Moore.
Tyrone Williams teaches literature and theory at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of six books of poetry and several poetry chapbooks, including c.c., Adventures of Pi: Poems 1980–1990, On Spec, and Howell. He is the editor of African American Literature, Revised Edition.