Martin Munro is Associate Professor of French and Francophone Literature at Florida State University. He is the author of Shaping and Reshaping the Caribbean: The Work of Aime Cesaire and Rene Depestre (2000) and Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature: Alexis, Depestre, Ollivier, Laferriere, Danticat (2007). He is a member of the Small Axe editorial collective, and is currently working on rhythm in New World cultures. Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw is Lecturer of Francophone Caribbean Literature and Nineteenth-century French Poetry at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. She is the author of articles on the Caribbean cultural landscape as presented in the works of Gisele Pineau, Yanick Lahens, Edwidge Danticat and Marie Chauvet. Her first collection of short stories, Four Taxis Facing North, was published in 2007.