Christopher Kempf, author of Late in the Empires of Men, is a PhD candidate in English literature at the University of Chicago. He is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship as well as the Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University.
Annie Kim is the author of Into the Cyclorama, winner of the 2015 Michael Waters Poetry Prize. Her poems appear, or are forthcoming, in Kenyon Review, Cincinnati Review, Pleiades, and Ninth Letter. Kim is an assistant dean at the University of Virginia School of Law.