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; Henry Lawson in New Zealand (2012); and Remembering Gallipoli: Interviews with New Zealand Gallipoli Veterans (2015), co-edited with Christopher Pugsley.
Harry Ricketts is a poet, literary biographer and essayist, and a Professor in the English Programme at Victoria University of Wellington. He has written and edited more than twenty-five books, including literary biographies, personal and critical essays, and poetry. His literary biographies include Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War (2010), a group biography of a dozen English war poets.