Stephanie Brown is an assistant professor of English at the Ohio State University. Her publications on African American literature, film, and theory have appeared in African American Review, Callaloo, Mosaic, and Paradoxa, among other journals, as well as in various essay collections. She teaches courses in American literature, African American literature, and film. Éva Tettenborn is an assistant professor of English at the Pennsylvania State University. She has published articles on contemporary African American literature in Callaloo, Critique, MELUS, The Southern Literary Journal, and other journals. At Penn State Worthington Scranton she teaches African American literature, American studies, and writing courses.