Joanna Rostropowicz Clark is the author of Romantyczka (2004), a novel about Poland and the USA, and of a collection of stories “Czemu, Cieniu, odježdžasz. . .”(2007). Her major novel, Cichy las, is forthcoming from Norbertinum in Lublin, Poland. She earned her doctorate in 1990 and is a frequent contributor to Przegląd Polski (New York).
Anne Barbeau Gardiner is Professor Emerita in the Department of English at John Jay College, City University of New York. She has published two books on the Catholic poet and dramatist John Dryden: The Intellectual Design of John Dryden’s Heroic Plays (Yale University Press, 1970), and Ancient Faith and Modern Freedom in John Dryden’s The Hind and the Panther (Catholic University of America Press, 1998). She has also published a number of essays on Milton, Swift, and the Catholics of the late seventeenth century.
Chad Heltzel is a graduate student in the Department of English at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Anna Nowicka-Struska is Associate Professor (Adiunkt) in Old Polish Literature at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. She is the author of Ex fumo in lucem: Barokowe kaznodziejstwo Andrzeja Kochanowskiego.
James R. Thompson is Noah Harding Professor of Statistics at Rice University. He has written twelve books on statistics and history.
Marek Troszyński is a historian teaching at Szkoła Główna Psychologii Społecznej in Warsaw. He is the editor of Austeria “Pod Królem Duchem”: Raptularz lat ostatnich Juliusza Słowackiego (2001).
Leo Yankevich is an American poet and editor of The New Formalist.
Christopher Zakrzewski is a noted Polish-English translator. His translations of Mickiewicz and Słowacki have frequently appeared in Sarmatian Review.