Nicholas Manning is the author of the collections Novaless and Homo Sentimentalis, and the theoretical study Rhétorique de la sincérité (Editions Honoré Champion, 2013). He is Maître de conférences (Associate Professor) in American Literature at the Sorbonne.
Jordan Stempleman is the author of Their Fields (Moria, 2005), What's the Matter (Otoliths, 2007), Facings (Otoliths, 2007), The Travels (Otoliths, 2008), and String Parade (BlazeVOX, 2008). Individual poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Big Bell Court Green, The Hat, Jacket, and New American Writing. He lives in Prairie Village, Kansas, and teaches at the Kansas City Art Institute.