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Joanne Diaz

Joanne Diaz (Joanne-Diaz.com) is a poet and Assistant Professor of English at Illinois Wesleyan University where she teaches literature and creative writing. She received her MFA from New York University, where she was a New York Times fellow; and her Ph.D. in English literature from Northwestern University. Diaz's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in 32 Poems, AGNI, The American Poetry Review, DIAGRAM, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, The Southern Review, and Third Coast. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Her book, The Lessons, won the Gerald Cable first book award from Silverfish Review Press and was published in spring 2011. Diaz writes for Bedford's LitBits, where she blogs about teaching poetry.


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Bernard F. Dick

Bernard F. Dick is Professor of Communication and English and Co-Director of the School of Art and Media Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Teaneck, New Jersey, campus. He is the author of a number of books on film including The Star-Spangled Screen: The American World War II Film; Engulfed: The Death of Paramount Pictures and the Birth of Corporate Hollywood; Hal Wallis: Producer to the Stars; Forever Mame: Rosalind Russell; and She Walked in Beauty: Claudette Colbert.  He has just completed a biography of Loretta Young, Hollywood Madonna.


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Jay T. Dolmage

Jay Dolmage is an assistant professor of English at the University of Waterloo. He is the author of Instructor's Manual for How to Write Anything and the coauthor of How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings (with John J. Ruszkiewicz) and Disability and the Teaching of Writing (with Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson and Brenda Jo Brueggemann). He is the coeditor, with Nedra Reynolds, of the new Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing.  He teaches graduate classes in rhetoric and composition pedagogy and has published widely on rhetorical theory and accessible teaching. To hear Jay talk about the readings in How to Write Anything, watch the Bedford/St. Martin’s “Author Talk” video.


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Douglas Downs

Doug Downs is an associate professor of rhetoric and composition in the Department of English at Montana State University.  His research interests center on research-writing pedagogy both in first-year composition and across the undergraduate curriculum.  He continues to work extensively with Elizabeth Wardle on writing-about-writing pedagogies and is currently studying problems of researcher authority in undergraduate research in the humanities.


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Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) studied medicine at Edinburgh University, but ultimately gave up medicine to pursue a career in writing both fiction and non-fiction.  His iconic sleuths, Holmes and Watson, have entertained generations of readers.


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Lisa Ede

Lisa Ede is professor of English at Oregon State University, where she has taught since 1980. She has published a number of books and articles collaboratively with Andrea A. Lunsford, including Singular Texts/Plural Authors: Perspectives on Collaborative Writing and Audience Addressed/Audience Invoked: The Role of Audience in Composition Theory and Pedagogy, which won the CCCC’s Braddock Award in 1985. Ede is also a recipient of the prestigious Shaughnessy Award. Among her other publications are Situating Composition: Composition Studies and the Politics of Location, and Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse (with Andrea A. Lunsford and Robert J. Connors). In addition, for Bedford/St. Martin’s, Ede is the editor of On Writing Research: The Braddock Essays, 1975-1998, and editor, with Andrea Lunsford, of Selected Essays of Robert J. Connors.


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Paul Eschholz

Paul Eschholz and Alfred Rosa are professors emeriti of English at the University of Vermont. They have directed statewide writing programs and conducted numerous workshops throughout the country on writing and the teaching of writing.  Eschholz and Rosa have collaborated on a number of best-selling texts for Bedford/St. Martin's, including Subject & Strategy; Outlooks and Insights: A Reader for College Writers; Models for Writers; with Virginia Clark, Language Awareness; and, with Virginia Clark and Beth Simon, Language: Readings in Language.


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Kathryn Evans

Kathryn Evans (PhD, University of Illinois) is the director of the writing center and an associate professor of English at Bridgewater State University, where she teaches writing and writing pedagogy. A former writing program administrator, she has led numerous workshops on the teaching of writing. Her research focuses on refining key practices in writing instruction, exploring the role of silence in oral response and miscommunication in written response. This focus has led her to develop Real Questions, which interweaves scaffolded writing instruction and engaging readings.


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Dana Ferris

Dana Ferris is Professor and Associate Director for Lower-Division Writing in the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis. An applied linguist by training (Ph.D., University of Southern California), she has many years of experience teaching in ESL/multilingual writing programs and in mainstream composition programs. She also has spent over 20 years as a teacher educator, working with future K-12 teachers, with M.A. students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Composition, and Reading, and with Ph.D. students in Linguistics, Education, and English.

Her research has focused extensively on response to student writing and on written corrective feedback in second language writing. Her work has been published in a range of journals including TESOL Quarterly, Research in the Teaching of English, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Journal of Second Language Writing, Across the Disciplines, Writing and Pedagogy, TESOL Journal, and CATESOL Journal. 

She has previously published seven books. These teacher preparation and reference books have focused on the needs of multilingual/second language writers and readers and on responding to student writing. Titles include Teaching L2 Composition: Purpose, Process, and Practice (3rd Ed. 2013, with John Hedgcock, Routledge), Treatment of Error in Second Language Student Writing (2nd Ed. 2011, Michigan), and Teaching Readers of English (2009, with John Hedgcock, Routledge).


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