Vasiliki Fachard studied French and Comparative Literature in the U. S. and Paris before completing her PhD and teaching at the State University of New York at Albany. She now lives in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she works as an independent scholar. She was the guest editor of a Special Issue on Raymond Carver by The Journal of the Short Story in English and is co-editor for The Raymond Carver Review. Robert Miltner is Associate Professor of English at Kent State University Stark and is on the faculty of the Northeast Ohio MFA program in Creative Writing. He is co-editor, with Sandra Lee Kleppe, of New Paths to Raymond Carver: Critical Essays on His Life, Fiction, and Poetry (University of South Carolina Press, 2007) and is co-editor for The Raymond Carver Review.