Stephanie Burt is professor of English at Harvard and the author of several books of poetry and literary criticism, most recently After Callimachus (Princeton UP, 2020) and Don't Read Poetry: A Book About How To Read Poems (Basic, 2019). Ask her about Sarah Records.

James Carter is associate professor of the US & the World at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. He teaches a range of courses on modern US history, including The Vietnam War, The History of Rock and Roll, The Sixties, The US since 1945, The History of US Foreign Relations, and The Cold War. His book is Inventing Vietnam: The U.S. and State Building, 1954-1968 (Cambridge, 2008). He has also written/published on nation building/war profiteering in Vietnam and Iraq. His website is


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