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- Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
- Carla Cohen co-owner of Politics and Prose Bookstore
- Patricia Griffith novelist and associate professor of English at George Washington University
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