Charles Ferrall teaches English Literature at Victoria University of Wellington. Among his books are Modernist Writing and Reactionary Politics (2001): The Trials of Eric Mareo (2002), co-written with Rebecca Ellis; East by South: China in the Australasian Imagination (2006), co-edited with Paul Millar and Keren Smith; Juvenile Literature and British Society, 1850-1950 (2009), co-written with Anna Jackson; and Henry Lawson in New Zealand (2012). He and Chris Pugsley are currently editing interviews with Gallipoli veterans from the early 1980s to be published by Victoria University Press.
Harry Ricketts is a poet, literary biographer and essayist, and a Professor in the English Programme at Victoria University of Wellington. His literary biographies include Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War (2010), a group biography of a dozen English war poets.