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COSTAKI ECONOMOPOULOS (2010-2011) is known as "The Biggest Name in Comedy." His jokes have appeared on The Tonight Show and The Late Show, but he is best known for "The Economonologue," a weekly segment on the syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show

CLYDE EDGERTON (2000-2001) is the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. His novels include Raney, Walking Across Egypt, Killer Diller, In Memory of Junior, Redeye, and Where Trouble Sleeps. His essays and short stories have appeared in Southern Review,Carolina Quarterly, Oxford American, and Southern Exposure. He has received the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lyndhurst Prize, the Ragan-Rubin Award, and the North Carolina Award for Literature. His latest novel is The Bible Salesman.

MARK EDMUNDSON (1991-1992) is Professor of English at the University of Virginia. His critical work includes Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference; Towards Reading Freud; Wild Orchids and Trotsky; Literature Against Philosophy; Plato to Derrida: A Defence of Poetry; and Nightmare on Main Street. He is also a contributing editor to Harper's Magazine.

JEAN ELLIOTT (1993-1994) is an actress and educator who focuses on 19th and early 20th century novelists. Her critically acclaimed one-woman show, My Dearest Kate: The Marriage of Mrs. Charles Dickens, has played on both sides of the Atlantic. She teaches Shakespeare and other subjects to U.S.student groups in London, including the Hendrix-in-London program.

JEFFREY ELWELL (2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, and 2004-2005) is chair of the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Nebraska. He has taught at Marshall University, Mississippi State University, and Aurora University. His plays have been produced professionally by theatres in Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, New Orleans, and New York, as well as in Sweden and Poland. His Art of Datin and Evening Education were winners of the 1996 and 2000 Off Off-Broadway Original Short Play Festivals.

EKKEHARDT EMIG (1996-1997) has acted in and directed theatrical productions in several German theatres over the last 20 years, including works by Sean O'Casey, Maxim Gorky, Anton Chekhov, Nikolai Gogol, Edward Albee, and Eugène Ionesco.

BOBBY ENGELER-YOUNG (2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, and 2008-2009) is Director of the Hendrix College Media Center and is managing and directing the emerging Hendrix Dance Ensemble. This past summer he taught theatre for the Arkansas Governor's School and is currently teaching theatre production for the Hendrix theatre arts department.

SARAH ENGELER-YOUNG (2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, and 2007-2008) is currently the Office and Building Manager for the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation. She graduated from Hendrix with a sociology degree in 1991and a theatre degree in 1993. She holds a master's degree in theatre history and criticism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she and her husband, Bobby, acted in university productions, gardens, bars, and parking garages. In 2003, she was instructor of theatre history and dramatic theory for two courses in the Hendrix theatre arts department.  She won the 1994 Hendrix-Murphy Playwriting contest.

CYNDY CAMPBELL ERVINE (1999-2000) performed in the Arkansas Repertory Theatre productions of The Glass Menagerie and Twelfth Night, and she was a costumer for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. In addition to her experience in theatre, she appeared in radio, television, and print commercials.

JIMMY FAULKNER (1993-1994 and 1997-1998) published Across the Creek, a lively memoir of his warm relationship with his Nobel laureate uncle, William Faulkner.

PETER FELDSTEIN (2009-2010) photographed almost every resident of Oxford, Iowa twice-once in 1984 and again in 2004. Together with Stephen G. Bloom, he created the book The Oxford Project.

WILLIAM FERRIS (1994-1995) is Professor of History, Adjunct Professor of Folklore, and Associate Director of the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and Director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, Oxford. Editor with Charles Wilson of the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Ferris has authored over 100 publications inf olklore, literature, and photography, including Images of the South: Visits with Eudora Welty and Walker Evans and Mississippi Black Folklore: A Research Bibliography and Discography.

FRED FEIRSTEIN (1992-1993) was a Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of the Quarterly Poetry Review's Collady Prize. His publications include Ending the 20th Century and City Life.

HONORA FERGUSSON (2000-2001) has been an Associate Artist with Mabou Mines for nearly twenty years. She acted in and co-directed Worstward Ho, and she has appeared in productions of Mercier and Camier, Pretty Boy, Starcock, Flow My Tears The Policeman Said, Lear, and a new take on Ibsen's A Doll's House: Dollhouse. She has performed twice at the RioArte Festival in Brazil, and she staged and appeared in a work-in-progress based on Hans Christian Anderson's The Traveling Companion.

ANNIE FINCH (1992-1993) is the founding editor of Poems, wrote Meter and Culture: The Evolution of American Free Verse and edited A Formal Feeling Comes: Formal Poems by Contemporary North American Women. She teaches at University of Northern Iowa.

KATHERINE FISHBURN (2003-2004) is Professor of English at Michigan State University. Her first collection of poetry, The Dead Are So Disappointing, was published in 2000 to critical acclaim. She is also the author of numerous books on women's writing and feminist theory, Doris Lessing, Buchi Emecheta, and African-American literature.

JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER (2010-2011) is an internationally acclaimed author whose first novel, Everything Is Illuminated, won numerous awards and was adapted into a highly successful Hollywood film. Named one of Rolling Stone's "People of the Year," Foer is a modern literary warrior who provokes laughter and thoughtful dialogue. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, his second novel, went straight to the bestseller list and has been optioned for film production. His latest work, Eating Animals, documents the year he spent exploring the ecological crisis at farms across the country.

AMY MEREDITH FORBUS (2010-2011) of Little Rock was an English major at Hendrix College. Since graduating in 1996, she has worked in communications, including positions with her local congregation and with UMR Communication, home of the United Methodist Reporter national weekly newspaper. Her new position as editor of the Arkansas United Methodist, an edition of the Reporter, brought her back home to Little Rock this summer.

DAVID FOSTER (2001-2002) has been awarded the Brisbane Courier-Mail Book of the Year Award, the Australian National Book Council Book of the Year Award, the Melbourne Age Book of the Year Award, and the Miles Franklin Literary Award. He holds a doctorate in organic chemistry from Australian National University. Foster has worked as a chemist, fisherman, farmer, and postman and in 2005 published an article entitled Aboriginality and the Hope of Art: Explaining Australia in Arkansas.

FRANK FOWLE III (1986-1987) was a dramatic performer and practicing "Bard." His repertoire included readings from The Iliad of Homer and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

ERIC FRANCIS (2005-2006) is a professional journalist and managing editor of The Times of North Little Rock.

PETER FRANK (1997-1998) is the editor of Visions art quarterly and art critic for the L.A. Weekly. He has taught at Columbia University, Claremont Graduate School, and the University of California. His publications include Something Else Press: An Annotated Bibliography, The Travelogues, and New, Used & Improved.

DAVID FREDRICK (2007-2008) is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He is author of Architecture and Surveillance in Flavian Rome.

NEIL FREEMAN (1982-1983) is a text analyst who has acted and directed throughout England and Canada, including work at the Bristol Old Vic and the Stratford Festival in Ontario.

NORTHROP FRYE (1986-1987) was a renowned critic and scholar whose influential publications include Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake, Anatomy of Criticism, A Natural Perspective - The Development of Shakespeare's Comedy and Romance, Words with Power: Being a Second Study of "The Bible" and Literature, and Myth and Metaphor: Selected Essays, 1974-1988.

KATE GALE (2011-2012) is an accomplished poet and novelist and recipient of the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award. Her libretti include Inner Circle, based on the novel by T.C. Boyle, and settings of works by the science fiction writers Ursula K. LeGuin and Antonia Butler. Gale is the managing editor and founder of Red Hen Press.

CHINA GALLAND (1984-1985) is a research associate at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. She is author of Longing for Darkness: Tara and the Black Madonna, A Ten Year Journey, Women in the Wilderness, and numerous articles in Ms. magazine, the Washington Post, and Westward magazine.

JOHN GARDNER (1979-1980) was a scholar of medieval poetry and author of several novels including Grendel, Freddy's Book, and Mickelsson's Ghosts. A collection of his critical work, On Writers and Writing, was published posthumously.

APRIL GENTRY-SUTTERFIELD (2011-2012), graduated from Hendrix with a degree in Theatre Arts before moving on to the University of Texas at Austin to receive an M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities. She uses theatre as a tool for social justice, education, and community-engagement in her work as a director, deviser, and educator at SafePlaces where she develops theatre programs to explore bullying for students aged pre-k through 12th grade. She has worked with several youth theatres and has facilitated professional development work shops across Arkansas and Texas. Her work has been published in "TYA Today" and "Stage of the Art." 

ELLEN GILCHRIST (1982-1983) is a poet and novelist who won the American Book Award for her novel Victory Over Japan. Her other publications include In the Land of Dreamy Dreams; Light Can Be Both Particle and Wave, a Meditation on Love; Anabasis: A Journey to the Interior; The Age of Miracles; The Courts of Love; Sarah Conley; Flights of Angels; and I, Rhoda Manning, Go Hunting with my Daddy and Other Stories.

MELISSA GILL is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Hendrix College where she teaches Relief Printmaking, Intaglio, Beginning Drawing, and a Senior Practicum. She received a B.F.A. in art with an emphasis in printmaking from the University of Arizona in 1994. She went on to receive an M.A. from Purdue University in 1997, and an M.F.A. from Indiana University in 2000. Melissa has also held positions as visiting professor at Purdue University and Rockford College. Her art involves many media including printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, bookmaking, installation, and video.

ALLEN GINSBERG (1986-1987), renowned poet originally associated with the Beat Generation prose-poets, was author of Howl and Other Poems, Reality Sandwiches, and White Shroud. His The Fall of America: Poems of These States received the 1974 National Book Award and received the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters from France in 1993. A collection of his photographs has also been published, Snapshot Poetics: A Photographic Memoir of the Beat Era, as well as his Journals, Mid-Fifties,1954-1958.

DANA GIOIA (1992-1993) is director of the National Endowment for the Arts. He is a poet, critic, and author of Daily Horoscope, The Gods of Winter, and Can Poetry Matter? Essays on Poetry and American Culture. He is also known for his translations of Nobel laureate, Eugenio Montale.

GEORGE GOPEN (1989-1990) is Professor of the Practice of Rhetoric at Duke University and Senior Lecturing Fellow at the Duke Law School. He has been a writing consultant to major corporations, law firms, and government agencies.

CHARLES GORDONE (1990-1991) won a 1970 Pulitzer Prize for his play, No Place to be Somebody, the first black playwright to do so. He also received the Obie Award (acting), the NAACP Image Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and the NAACP Playwright's Contribution Award. Other plays included Gordone is a Muthah, Baba Chops, and The Last Chord. He taught English and theatre at Texas A&M University for nine years.

JUDY GOSS (2007-2008) is a retired secondary school drama teacher and playwright.  

DANNY GRACE (2005-2006, 2006-2007, and 2007-2008) graduated from Hendrix College in 1977 and completed his M.F.A. at Case Western Reserve University in 1980. He is a current professor of theatre arts at Hendrix College.

DARBY GRACE (2001-2002 and 2006-2007) graduated cum laude from Hendrix in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in biology. Currently, she is a student in the UAMS College of Pharmacy pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Born and raised in Little Rock, she has been involved in a variety of productions at the Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre, including the lead in Heidi at the age of 10. She has had numerous voiceover talent roles for radio and television ads, as well as many crew and talent jobs promoting the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.

JORIE GRAHAM (2009-2010), Murphy Visiting Poet, is the author of numerous collections of poetry, most recently Sea Change (Ecco, 2008), Never (2002), Swarm (2000), and The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994, which won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

GERALD GRAFF (2000-2001) is Associate Dean of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois, Chicago. His publications include Professing Literature and Literature Against Itself. His book, Beyond the Culture Wars: How Teaching the Conflicts Can Revitalize American Education, won the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation and the Frederic W. Ness Award of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

STEPHEN GREENBLATT (2003-2004) is Cogan University Professor of Humanities at Harvard University. He is the author of several noted books on New Historicism and English Renaissance literature, including Hamlet in Purgatory, Practicing New Historicism, and Sir Walter Raleigh:The Renaissance Man and His Roles. His latest book is a biography of William Shakespeare entitled Will in the World. The American Repertory Theatre preformed Cardenio, a play co-authored by Greenblatt, in the summer of 2008.

GAYLE GREENE (1991-1992), Professor of English at Scripps College, is a noted feminist and Shakespearean critic. She has edited and written books on feminist criticism including Changing the Story: Feminist Fiction and the Tradition, Doris Lessing: The Poetics of Change, and The Woman Who Knew Too Much: Alice Stewart and the Secrets of Radiation.

JANE GREER (1992-1993) edited the Plains Poetry Journal from 1981-1993 and is a recognized New Formalist poet.

KAREN GRIEBLING (2009-2010) is Professor of Music at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas where she has taught since the fall of 1987. She is professor of composition, theory, counterpoint, orchestration, and viola and conductor of the Hendrix Chamber Orchestra. She is also a violist with the Arkansas Symphony and the Pinnacle Players, a conductorless chamber orchestra based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

BRUCE GUERNSEY is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Eastern Illinois University where he taught creative writing and American Literature for twenty-five years. His poetry and prose have appeared numerous well-known publications. For his teaching, Dr. Guernsey was awarded seven faculty excellence awards while at EIU, and was also twice nominated for the Carnegie Institute United States Professor of the Year.  

WALTER GRÜNZWEIG (1984-1985) is Professor of American Literature and Culture at Universität Dortmund, Germany,and is an adjunct professor at Karl-Franzens-Universität, University of Pennsylvania, State University of New York, and Canisius College. He has published monographs on the Austrian-American writer Charles Sealsfiels and the German reception of Walt Whitman, and he has edited books on the American 1980s, narratology, and the correspondence of Upton Sinclair.

R. S. GWYNN (1992-1993) wrote Farewell: Poems 1970-2000, Bearing and Distance, The Narcissiad, The Drive-in, Body Bags, and No Word of Farewell. He teaches English at Lamar University.

JOE HALDEMAN (2007-2008) is one of the most decorated science fiction writers in America, with four Hugo awards, five Nebula awards, and a World Fantasy Award. His work, over 25 books, spans the genres of novels, short stories, essays, and poetry. His best-known fiction includes his two trilogies: The Forever War, Forever Peace, and Forever Free; and Worlds, Worlds Apart, and Worlds Enough and Time.

DONALD HALL (2004-2005) is a poet, writer and critic educated at Harvard and Oxford Universities. He is the author of several poetry collections, reviews, children's books and plays and in 1990 won the Frost Metal for poetry. In 1994 he received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement and he served at the United States' poet laureate in 2006. His most recent collection of poems is called White Apples and the Taste of Stone (2006.)

JOHN HAMAN (1998-1999 and 2003-2004), of the Hendrix class of 1987, is a public relations consultant in Little Rock and has worked as an award-winning journalist in Arkansas, producing feature, news and investigative stories. He was a charter member of the Little Rock Arts and Culture Commission and now oversees Little Rock's Weekend Theatre capital improvement program. He wrote Undraped which was preformed in 2004's Playwright's Theatre.

VIRGINIA HAMILTON (1985-1986), writer, biographer, and lecturer, won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal and is author of two Newbery Honor Books, The Planet of Junior Brown and In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World. Other work includes Many Thousand Gone: African Americans From Slavery to Freedom; African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales.

BARBARA HARDY (1982-1983) of the University of London is the author of Particularities: Readings in George Eliot, Forms of Feeling in Victorian Fiction, and many other books, including studies of Jane Austen, Dickens, and Thackeray.

DONALD HARINGTON (1992-1993), a nationally recognized novelist, teaches art history at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. His novels include Thirteen Albatrosses (or, Falling Off the Mountain), Ekaterina, The Architecture of the Arkansas Ozarks, The Choiring of the Trees, The Cherry Pit, Butterfly Weed, When Angels Rest and With. His most recent novel, The Pitcher Shower, was published in 2005.

MICHAEL S. HARPER (1980-1981) is a poet and I.J. Kapstein Professor of English at Brown University. His numerous publications include History is Your Own Heartbeat, Images of Kin, Nightmare Begins Responsibility, and Healing Song for the Inner Ear.

AMELIE HASTIE (2011-2012) is the Associate Professor of English and Chair of Film and Media Studies at Amherst College. She is currently at work on a book about the popular crime series Columbo, and has been published in Cabinet, Camera Obscura, Film History, Framework, and Screen, as well as in anthologies on film history and television studies.  

CLEMENT HAWES (2000-2001), of the Hendrix Class of 1978, is Associate Professor of English at Penn State University. He is the author of Mania and Literary Style: The Rhetoric of Enthusiasm from the Ranters to Christopher Smart and Cannibalizing History. He has published essays on Christopher Smart, Samuel Johnson, Abiezer Coppe, Laurence Sterne, and John Gay. He has edited Christopher Smart and the Enlightenment, and he is at work on the New Riversides edition of Gulliver's Travels.

DONALD HAYS (1986-1987) is Associate Professorof Creative Writing at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. His first novel, The Dixie Association, was nominated for the 1985 PEN/Faulkner Award for best American fiction. Other publications include The Hangman's Children and Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern Short Fiction. His most recent work, Dying Light and Other Stories, published in 2005, is set mainly in Arkansas and received good reviews from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

SAMUEL HAZO (2005-2006), a National Book Award finalist, directs the International Poetry Forum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and writes poetry, fiction, essays, and plays. His most recent books are The Holy Surprise of Right Now (poetry), The Rest is Prose (essays), Stills (fiction), and Feather (play). He is the first and so far the only state poet of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to which he was appointed over ten years ago.

SEAMUS HEANEY (1983-1984 and 1989-1990), Nobel laureate, is former Professor of Poetry at Oxford University, and former Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard University. He has published several volumes of poetry including Electric Light, Death of a Naturalist, Wintering Out, Field Work, The Haw Lantern, Seeing Things, The Spirit Level, and in 2006, District and Circle. His prose includes Preoccupations, The Government of the Tongue, The Place of Writing, and The Redress of Poetry. His translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf, won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award.

ALECIA HENDRIX (2001-2002) graduated from Hendrix in 2001. She has appeared in several Hendrix theatre productions including Philadelphia Here I Come!, Arcadia, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Pride's Crossing, Sylvia, Present Laughter, and All the King's Men.

ROSEMARY HENENBERG (2007-2008) was a Hendrix College Faculty member from 1963 to 1967 and then from 1973 to 2002. She served as the Director of the Hendrix Murphy Program from 1981 to 2002 and was a Willis H. Holmes Distinguished Professor Emerita of Theatre Arts. She is also a co-founder of the Hendrix Playwright's Theatre.

KATE BRANNON HERROLD (2007-2008) graduated from Hendrix College in 2010. As a Theatre Arts major, Herrold participated in productions doing backstage work on sets and lights, acted in numerous productions, and directed the senior seminar production of Eurydice.

GEORGE HERSEY (1981-1982) is a retired professor of art history at Yale University. His books include Poetry and Number In The Royal Palace at Caserta and The Lost Meaning of Classical Architecture: Speculations on Ornament from Vitruvius to Venturi. He is co-editor of Architectura.  

JAMES HILLMAN (1982-1983), lecturer and writeron mythology and Jungian psychology, has authored many books, including The Soul's Code: In Search of Character and Calling, Suicide and the Soul, and Kinds ofPower: A Guide to Its Intelligent Uses. He is a Founding Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and Patron of Schumacher College, Devon, England.

ALICE HINES (2004-2005) received her undergraduate degree from Spellman College, her M.A. from the University of Arkansas and went on to complete her Ph.D. from Texas Woman's University in 1990. She has taught English at Hendrix College since 1981 and is a C. Louis and Charlotte Cabe Distinguished Professor of English.

CURTIS M. HINSLEY (1993-1994) is Regents' Professor of Arts and Sciences at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. He is the author of numerous works on the history of American anthropology including The 0sonian and the American Indian and The Southwest in the American Imagination, the first of a seven-volume study of the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition of the 1880s.

ANDREA HOLLANDER (1992-1993) earned a B.S. in English and education from Boston University and an M.A. in comparative literature and oral interpretation from the University of Colorado. Her poetry collections include the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize–winning House without a Dreamer (1993), The Other Life (2001), Woman in the Painting (2006), and Landscape with Female Figure: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2012. Hollander is also the editor of the anthology When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women (2009). Hollander has won two fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts as well as two Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships in Poetry. For twelve years, she was a writer-in-residence at Lyon College in Arkansas. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

JULIE JOHNSON HOLT (2011-2012), whose career includes stints in journalism and public relations, currently serves as director of communication in the Office of the Attorney General of Arkansas. Just before that, she had the same title at the Arkansas Department of Communication. She also has worked at U.S. News & World Report and at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Her first job after graduating from Hendrix College with a history degree was at the Arkansas Gazette.

PARK HONAN (2007-2008) is a Renaissance scholarand author whose work includes biographies of Jane Austen, Matthew Arnold, and William Shakespeare. He has written over 70 articles,11 books, and nearly eight-dozen reviews. His most recent work is Christopher Marlowe: Poet & Spy. He is currently working on a biography of T. S. Eliot.

CHARLES HOWARD (1988-1989) has been Associate Producer of Theatre Three in Dallas, Texas, and is a member of the Actor's Equity Association. He was a production assistant at Trinity Square Repertory in Providence, Rhode Island, and has been an instructor at Memphis State University and Mary Washington College.

SUZANNE HUGHES (2006-2007) graduated from Hendrix in 1988 and currently lives in North Little Rock.

ROBERT HUPP (2004-2005), artistic director of Syracuse Stage in Syracuse, New York, was for sixteen years the producing artistic director of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre in Little Rock. Hupp previously served as artistic and managing director of the award-winning Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre in New York City, where he introduced the Cocteau's work to international audiences with tours to Scotland, Germany, British Columbia, and Brazil. He directed God's Man in Texas

DAVID HENRY HWANG (2008-2009) is a highly acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, and librettist. He is bestknown for M. Butterfly, which ran for two years on Broadway, won a Tony Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

JAMES HYNES (1998-1999) won the Hopwood Award and a grant from the Michigan Council for the Arts for his fiction. His Publish and Perish: Three Tales of Tenure and Terror earned the New York Times Notable Book of the Year. The Wild Colonial Boy was the New York Times Notable Book of the Year and the winner of the First Novel Award.

WILLIAM HUMPHREY (1982-1983), the late novelist and short story writer, wrote Home from the Hill, The Ordways, The Last Husband and Other Stories, A Time and A Place, The Spawning Run, Farther Off From Heaven, No Resting Place, and September Song.

ANNIE INGRAM is Assistant Professor at Davidson College in North Carolina. She also serves as American Culture Specialist at the United States Information Agency.

MAXINE ISAACS (1999-2000, 2004-2005, and 2005-2006) was the stage manager at the Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre, and she assisted Rob Mulholland at Southern Arena Theatre and Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera. She has performed in plays at the New Arts, the Shakespeare Festival of Arkansas, Red Octopus, Just Over the Rainbow, and Fordham University. She has directed such performances as Beyond Therapy and Moonchildren.

ROBERT ISHERWOOD (1989-1990) is Associate Professor in the Department of History at Vanderbilt University. Hestudies street theatre and popular literature in eighteenth century France. He is best known for Farce and Fantasy: Popular Entertainment in Eighteenth Century France.



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