JOHN ALLASTER – PhD student at McGill University, Canada. John took his MA on the topic of the aesthetic of the luminous detail in Pound’s early work.
ANDERSON ARAUJO – Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus. His most recent publications include an essay on the poetry of the First World War in the Centenary Special Issue of Media, War & Conflict and chapters in the collections of essays, T.S. Eliot and Christian Tradition (2014) and Imagism: Essays on Its Initiation, Impact and Influence (2013). He has an essay on Canto 8 in the forthcoming collection Readings in the Cantos and is currently producing an annotated edition of Pound’s Guide to Kulchur and a monograph on modernist cultural politics and the Spanish Civil War.
RON BUSH – Drue Heinz Professor Emeritus of American Literature and Fellow of St. John’s College, Oxford University. He is the author of The Genesis of Ezra Pound's Cantos (1977), T.S. Eliot: A Study in Character and Style (1984) and of more than forty articles on a variety of aspects of modernism. His current project is a critical edition of Pound’s Pisan Cantos.
JIM COCOLA – Assistant Professor of Literature, Film, and Media in the Department of Humanities and Arts at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in Worcester, Massachusetts, and has also served on the faculty of the Language and Thinking Program at Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. His essays have appeared in publications including College English, College Literature, Discourse, The Minnesota Review, n+1, SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, and The Worcester Review. His honors include a research scholarship at The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico and a resident fellowship at The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire.
MARGARET FISHER – Independent researcher and choreographer who has published extensively on all aspects of Pound’s musical compositions and their relationship to his poetry. She is the winner of the society prize for 2003 for her book Ezra Pound's Radio Operas: The BBC Experiment 1931-1933. Her most recent publications are The Echo of Villon in Ezra Pound's Music and Poetry. Towards a Theory of Duration Rhyme and The Transparency of Ezra Pound's Great Bass (2013).
ROBERT HAMPSON – Professor of Modern Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London, where (among other things) he teaches on the Poetic Practice pathway of the MA in Creative Writing. He has been involved with contemporary poetry since the 1970s as editor, poet and critic. He co-edited The New British poetries: The scope of the possible (with Peter Barry) and Frank O'Hara Now (with Will Montgomery). Assembled Fugitives: Selected Poems, 1973-1998 was published by Stride in 2001. Recent publications include an explanation of colours (Veer Books), out of sight (Crater), reworked disasters (knivesforksandspoons, 2013) and a collaboration with Robert Sheppard Liverpool Hugs and Kisses (Ship of fools/pushtika, 2015).
IVAN JURITZ – Research student at Queen Mary, University of London, working on the parallels between modernist and psychoanalytic approaches to the problem of translation. His reviews of fiction have appeared in the Independent, the Observer, the TLS and the Literary Review. His prize-winning parody of Mallarmé’s “Un coup de dés” is published in the current issue of Textual Practice. He is the Managing Editor of Make It New.
PETER LIEBREGTS – Professor of English Literature at the University of Leiden. Among his best-known publications we find Centaurs in the Twilight: W.B. Yeats's Use of the Classical Tradition (1993) and Ezra Pound and Neoplatonism (2004), which won the Ezra Pound Society prize in 2005.
JAMES MCDOUGALL – Professor of American Studies at the Shantou University Center for Global Studies.
ALEC MARSH – Professor of American Literature at Muhlenberg College. He is the author of Money and Modernity: Pound, Williams, and The Spirit of Jefferson (1998), which won the first Ezra Pound Prize in 1998. Marsh is also the editor of Small Boy: The Wisconsin Childhood of Homer L. Pound (2003) and Ezra Pound (Reaktion Books 2011).
ROXANA PREDA – Associate Lecturer of American literature at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of (Post)modern Ezra Pound (2001) and editor of Ezra Pound's Economic Correspondence, 1933-1945 (2007). She currently serves as the President of the Ezra Pound Society and is senior editor of Make It New. Her current projects are Professional Attention. Ezra Pound and the Career of Modernist Criticism and A Companion to Ezra Pound and the Arts - two books in collaboration with Michael Coyle.
TIM REDMAN – Professor of American and British Modernism at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism (1993). Since 2002 he has served on the Editorial Board of Paideuma. Since 1989 Dr. Redman has been working in a field he called ecopoetics. His focus there is on a study of literature from the dual perspectives of economics and ecology. One product of that work has been a renewed interest in American literature from its colonial origins through the Civil War. He has a more than forty-year background in theater that includes coursework in directing and acting and practical stage experience as actor, director, and playwright. He is currently a member of the committee overseeing the Ezra Pound Society.
CLAUDIO SANSONE – PhD student in comparative literature at the University of Chicago. His main interests are: epic literature (from ancient times to the present day), (post)modernist reception of the classics, and the linguistic processes behind mythological transformation.
ANDY TREVATHAN – currently lives and works in San Antonio, Texas where she is an ABD PhD candidate at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. Her Master's thesis focused on the intersection of Pound and feminism. She is a 2008 graduate of the Ezra Pound Centre for Literature at Brunnenburg.