Massimo Bacigalupo is Professor Emeritus of American Literature at the University of Genoa, Member of the Ligurian Academy of Sciences and Letters, and former President of AISNA, the American Studies Association of Italy. He is the author of The Forméd Trace: The Later Poetry of Ezra Pound (1980), Grotta Byron: Luoghi e libri (2001), In Venice and in the Veneto with Ezra Pound (co-author, 2007), and the editor of many volumes of essays and translations, most recently America and the Mediterranean (co-editor, 2003), Ambassadors: American Studies in a Changing World (co-editor, 2006), Ezra Pound, Language and Persona (co-editor, 2008), The Politics and Poetics of Displacement: Modernism off the Beaten Track (co-editor, 2011), Ezra Pound’s Canti postumi (2002), and Posthumous Cantos (2015). He is the editor for American literature of the multi-volume Dizionario Bompiani delle Opere (2005), and a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Italian Literature (OUP, 2002), Anglo-American Modernity and the Mediterranean (2006), T. S. Eliot and the Concept of Tradition (CUP, 2007), Wallace Stevens Across the Atlantic (Palgrave, 2008), Ezra Pound in Context (CUP, 2010), T. S. Eliot in Context (CUP, 2011), Will the Modernist: Shakespeare and the European Historical Avant-Gardes (Peter Lang, 2014), Ezra Pound and LondonNew Perspectives (AMS, 2015). In 2003 he was awarded Italy’s National Prize for Translation. Bacigalupo’s Italian edition of A Draft of XXX Cantos was published in 2012.

Walter Baumann is a Pound scholar at the University of Ulster. Besides his lifelong involvement in Ezra Pound studies, he published on J. W. Goethe, H. Broch, and M. Frisch. He has been active in the organisation of the Ezra Pound International conferences (EPICs) and since 1990 he has created a lasting photographic record documenting the history of our scholarly interaction over the years. His major work, Rose in the Steel Dust (1967) is one of the classics of Pound studies. His collected essays on Ezra Pound (first published in Paideuma) are now gathered in the volume Roses in the Steel Dust which won the society book award in 2001.

Mark Byron is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Sydney and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. Mark is author of Ezra Pound’s Eriugena(London: Bloomsbury, 2014), co-editor of Ezra Pound’s and Olga Rudge’s The Blue Spill with Sophia Barnes (London: Bloomsbury, 2019), and editor of the essay collection The New Ezra Pound Studies (Cambridge UP, 2019). He is President of the Ezra Pound Society.

David Cappella is Professor Emeritus of English and the 2017/2018 Poet-in-Residence at Central Connecticut State University, has co-authored two widely used poetry textbooks, Teaching the Art of Poetry: The Moves and A Surge of Language: Teaching Poetry Day to Day. His Gobbo: A Solitaire’s Opera won the Bright Hill Press Poetry Chapbook Competition in 2006. The book manuscript will appear with Cervena Barva Press in Spring 2021, several poems of which have been translated into Italian. His poems and essays have appeared in various literary journals and anthologies in the US and Europe. His poem ‘The Sledgehammer’ was a finalist for the 2018 Knightville Poetry Contest. His novel, Kindling, has been called “a powerful and devastating coming-of-age story.” He is currently co-translating Tracce di un’anima, a book of poems by the Italian poet Germana Santangelo and working on a memoir, Tugging the Mayflower Home. Visit his university web site:

Konstantinos Doxiadis is a Greek writer, poet and editor. He is a senior editor at La Piccioletta Barca, a reader for the Harvard Review, and contributing writer at The Books' Journal, Greece's largest literary review by circulation. He read philosophy at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he focused on the relations between formal and natural languages. Now, he expends most of his thought on the malleability of narrative voice, and the interplay between poetry and prose.

Guiliana Ferreccio is former Professor of English Literature at the University of Turin, head of the Centro Studi Arti della Modernità and co-editor of its online journal Cosmo: Comparative Studies in Modernism. She is author of Jane Austen: La passione dell’ironia (1990), William Wordsworth: Paesaggi della coscienza(2006), and has written extensively on comparative literature and literary thoery. She has recently translated Wordsworth’s Prelude and Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part 2 into Italian. Some of her recent contributions appear in Roma/Amor: Ezra Pound, Rome and Love (2013) and Ezra Pound and Modernism: The Irish Factor (2017).

Luca Gallesi teaches English Language and Literature in Milan. He is series editor of “Poundiana” (Ares), “A Lume Spento” (Mimesis), and, with Gabriele Stocchi, “Oro e Lavoro” (Mimesis). He has edited works by Florio, Yeats, Gesell, Del Mar, Orage and Douglas. For over twenty years Gallesi has contributed to the cultural pages of il Giornale and Avvenire. Among his book publications are: Esotericism and Folklore in W. B. Yeats (New Horizons, 1990), and The Origins of Fascism in Ezra Pound (Ares, 2005).

Archie Henderson obtained his PhD in English at UCLA, and is the author of “I Cease Not to Yowl” Reannotated: New Notes on the Pound / Agresti Correspondence (2009), which illuminates numerous connections between Ezra Pound and figures on the American and Italian right. He is Head of Research at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right, and the author of the four-volume Conservatism, the Right Wing, and the Far Right: A Guide to Archives (Stuttgart: Ibidem, 2018). Archie also holds a JD and currently practices law in Houston, Texas.

Judith Hendra was born in Britain and has lived in London, New York, and Los Angeles. She was educated in Britain, attended Girton College Cambridge, and has an undergraduate degree in history from Cambridge University. She has spent a number of years researching and writing a biography of Beatrice Hastings, and has written about Hastings for the Katherine Mansfield Society and the International Center for Victorian Women Writers. Her narrative study, ‘Ezra Pound, Beatrice Hastings, and The New Age’ appeared in the January 2020 edition of Make It New. Her extensive study of Wyndham Lewis’s relationship to The New Age has been accepted for inclusion in the 2019 issue of the Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies, due out in January 2021. She has also written about H. G. Wells and the New Age for the 2020 edition of The Wellsian.

Alex Howardis Senior Lecturer in Writing Studies at the University of Sydney. He edited the special issue Astern in the Dinghy: Commentaries on Ezra Pound’s Thrones de los Cantares XCVI–CIX in Glossator 10 (2018) and is co-editing with Richard Parker the third volume of Readings in the Cantos (Clemson University Press, 2021). Alex is the author of Charles Henri Ford: Between Modernism and Postmodernism (London: Bloomsbury, 2018) and is Reviews Editor for Make It New.

Ryan Johnson works in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney. His articles have been published or are forthcoming in Journal of World LiteratureCahiers d’études françaises, and Modernism/modernity. He is author of Transnationalism and Translation in Modern Chinese, English, French and Japanese Literatures (London: Anthem, 2020). 

Takis Sinopoulos (1917-1981) was a Greek poet, painter and critic, as well as a leading figure of the 'postwar generation' in Greece. His work is greatly informed by the political and social turmoil of the times, and stylistically influenced by modernists such as T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound and George Seferis.

Ron Smith, Poet Laureate of Virginia 2014-2016, is currently Writer-in-Residence at Saint Christopher’s School in Richmond. Smith is the author of the book Running Again in Hollywood Cemetery, chosen by Margaret Atwood as “a close runner-up” for the National Poetry Series Open Competition and which was issued in a second edition by MadHat Press in 2020. His three books from LSU Press are Moon Road, Its Ghostly Workshop, and The Humility of the Brutes. In 2018, he was the Featured Poet at the American Library in Paris, where he also read new poems in the Salon Eiffel on the Eiffel Tower. In June 2019, he read new work at the University of Limoges in France and at the University of Salamanca in Spain.

Richard Taylor is Professor Emeritus of the University of Bayreuth, Germany. He is the author of A Variorum Edition of Three Cantos: A Prototype (1991) and editor of Ezra Pound in Europe (1993). Since 1980 he has worked on a Variorum edition of The Cantos (a sample now published online). Apart from Pound, Taylor has published on Yeats, literary theory, and Nigerian literature.