Eliana Elia lives in Rome and teaches English language and literature. She has published four books, three volumes of rapidi racconti (swift tales) and a critical study of Henry James (in Italian). She is also a noted film critic with Segnocinema. John Xiros Cooper has published two novels with a third forthcoming and several critical studies of T.S. Eliot and Anglo-American modernism with Cambridge University Press. He’s translated prose and poetry from French, Greek, and Italian.