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Beverly Lawn

Beverly Lawn (PD, SUNY-Stony Brook), Professor of English Emerita, taught undergraduate and graduate fiction and poetry courses for over three decades. She is editor or coeditor several literature anthologies, including Literature: A Portable Anthology, and is also the author of Throat of Feathers, a book of poems.


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Lynne Lerych

Lynne Drury Lerych teaches English and film at Grays Harbor College, where she is chair of the humanities and communications division, and teaches everything from developmental writing to film interpretation to playwriting. She earned both her B.A. and her M.F.A. from Western Michigan University. The only thing she enjoys as much as watching her students learn is watching her original plays brought to life on the stage. Most recently, her first musical, Back in the World, about soldiers returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan, had its world premiere at the Bishop Center for Performing Arts in Aberdeen, Washington.


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Mark Lester

Mark Lester, former professor of English at Eastern Washington University, is the author of over a dozen books on grammar and linguistics. He has served as the chair of the department of English as a Second Language at the University of Hawaii and chair of the department of English at Eastern Washington University.


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David Leviatin

David Leviatin has taught American studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, the University of Rhode Island, and Charles University in Prague. In addition to the publication of numerous articles, Leviatin is the author of Prague Sprung: Notes and Voices from the New World (1993) and Followers of the Trail: Jewish Working-Class Radials in America (1989). He is also a freelance photographer whose photos have appeared in several major publications including the New York Times Magazine.


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Robert Levine

Robert S. Levine is Professor of English and Distinguished Scholar-Teacher at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the editor of a number of volumes, including Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader and Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: Essays in Relation. His books include Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the Politics of Representative Identity and Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism.


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April Lidinsky

April Lidinsky (PhD, Literatures in English, Rutgers) is Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Indiana University South Bend. She has published and delivered numerous conference papers on writing pedagogy, women's autobiography, and creative nonfiction, and has contributed to several textbooks on writing. She has served as acting director of the University Writing Program at Notre Dame and has won several awards for her teaching and research including the 2015 Indiana University South Bend Distinguished Teaching Award, the 2017 Indiana University South Bend Eldon F. Lundquist Award for excellence in teaching and scholarly achievement, and the All-Indiana University 2017 Frederic Bachman Lieber Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence.


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Bonnie Lisle

Bonnie Lisle teaches in the UCLA Writing Programs. With Gary Colombo and Sandra Mano, she is the author of Frame Work: Culture, Storytelling, and College Writing (Bedford/St. Martins, 1997).


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Tara Lockhart

Tara Lockhart is Associate Professor of English and Director of Composition at San Francisco State University. She teaches undergraduate writing and literature courses, as well as graduate courses in composition, literacy studies, and pedagogy. Her scholarship focuses on writing/learning transfer, graduate-level writing instruction, hybrid forms of the essay, and promoting writers’ rhetorical and stylistic awareness. Her published work has appeared in Enculturation and College English, among other places. Along with her co-researcher, Mary Soliday, she is the recipient of a 2013 CCCC Research Initiative Grant for her work on learning transfer. She is Senior Editor of the journal Literacy in Composition Studies.


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Samantha Looker-Koenigs

Samantha Looker-Koenigs is Associate Professor of English and Director of First-Year Writing at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. In addition to her language-themed first-year writing course, she regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate English courses on theories of rhetoric and writing. Her research--published most recently in Teaching English in the Two-Year College and in Bruce Horner, Brice Nordquist, and Susan Ryan's collection Economies of Writing: Revaluations in Rhetoric and Composition--explores the role of linguistic diversity in first-year writing pedagogy. She earned a B.A. in English linguistics from Arizona State University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in English with a specialization in writing studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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Elizabeth Losh

Elizabeth Losh is the director of the Culture, Art, and Technology program at the University of California, San Diego, where she teaches about graphic novels, media theory, digital writing, and professional communication. She is the author of Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press, 2009) and The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University (MIT Press, 2014). For Bedford/St. Martin’s, she is the co-author, with Jonathan Alexander, Kevin Cannon, and Zander Cannon, of Understanding Rhetoric.


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Andrea A. Lunsford

Andrea Lunsford, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of English emerita and former Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University, joined the Stanford faculty in 2000. Prior to this appointment, Lunsford was Distinguished Professor of English at The Ohio State University (1986-2000). She has also been Associate Professor and Director of Writing at the University of British Columbia (1977-86). Currently a member of the faculty of the Bread Loaf School of English, Professor Lunsford earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Florida and completed her Ph.D. in English at The Ohio State University (1977).

Professor Lunsford's scholarly interests include contemporary rhetorical theory, women and the history of rhetoric, collaboration and collaborative writing, current cultures of writing, intellectual property and composing, style, and technologies of writing. She has written or coauthored many books, including Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse; Singular Texts/Plural Authors: Perspectives on Collaborative Writing; and Reclaiming Rhetorica: Women in the History of Rhetoric, as well as numerous chapters and articles. For Bedford/St. Martin’s, she is the author of The St. Martin's Handbook, The Everyday Writer, EasyWriter, and Writing in Action; the co-author (with John Ruszkiewicz) of Everything’s an Argument and (with John Ruszkiewicz and Keith Walters) of Everything’s an Argument with Readings; and the co-author (with Lisa Ede) of Writing Together: Collaboration in Theory and Practice.

Professor Lunsford has conducted workshops on writing and program reviews at dozens of North American universities, served as Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, as Chair of the Modern Language Association Division on Writing, and as a member of the MLA Executive Council.


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