Christopher Chambers is a Professor in the English Department where he has taught since 1999. For twelve years, he served as editor of the New Orleans Review.
Robert Bell is Director for Writing Across the Curriculum at Loyola, and teaches composition, literature, creative writing, and Irish film.
Rhoda K. Faust knew Walker Percy in several contexts and worked with him on a number of projects. She owned and operated the Maple Street Book Shop (which her mother and aunt opened in 1964) for thirty-seven years. In 1993, she co-founded the anti-racism group, Eracism.