Rodney G. Dennis was Curator of Manuscripts at Houghton Library, Harvard University, from 1965 to 1991. A translator of both Classical and Renaissance Latin, he was a founding editor of Persephone as well as a lecturer in English at Harvard.
Michael C. J. Putnam is MacMillan Professor of Classics and Professor of Comparative Literature emeritus at Brown University. His many other books include Virgil’s Epic Designs and Horace’s Carmen Saeculare , Poetic Interplay, and A Companion to Virgil’s Aeneid and its Tradition.
Julia Haig Gaisser Eugenia Chase Guild Professor Emerita in the Humanities and Professor Emerita of Latin at Bryn Mawr College. Her book The Fortunes of Apuleius and the Golden Ass won the 2009 Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit, the highest award for a work of Classics, given by the American Philological Association. Her other books include Catullus in Englishand Pierio Valeriano on the Ill-fortune of Learned Men.