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About the Editors

Marilyn Robitaille

In addition to reaching a milestone of forty-six years of marriage to Charlie Robitaille, Marilyn recently completed Not by Design: Fifty Poems and Images (Romar Press), an anthology of her poetry with watercolor and collage illustrations, which will be available in the fall of 2018. Her work was most recently published in Texas Weather: An Anthology of Poetry, Short Fiction, and Nonfiction: The Power and Beauty of Weather in the Lone Star State (Lamar University Literary Press). She is founding co-editor of Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas. She has co-managed Anthology: A Student Forum for Prose, Poetry, and the Visual Arts, Tarleton State University’s student arts and literary magazine since its inception 24 years ago. With creative works published in a number of national and state publications, Marilyn’s current research interests have turned to specialized London productions of eighteenth-century plays by women. In addition to a teaching assignment in Tarleton’s Department of English, she also serves as Director of International Programs. Marilyn administers the university’s acculturation process of international students and facilitates study abroad opportunities across multiple disciplines and Colleges, most recently by designing a semester-long opportunity for undergraduate students with a partner university in Berlin, Germany. She also writes a weekly film review column for the Stephenville Empire Tribune and attended the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 as a press correspondent. She has two successful grown children (one of them married to a recently graduated Ph.D), four brilliant grandchildren, and a husband of infinite patience.

Moumin Quazi

Professor of English at Tarleton State University, Moumin earned his B.F.A. in Radio/Television/Film at Texas Christian University, an M.A. in Biblical Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in English at the University of North Texas. He has been editing since 1991. His first book, Migratory Words (Lamar University Literary Press), a collection of poems and short stories, was published in 2016. He is currently Past President of the international South Asian Literary Association (SALA), and a former president of the Conference of College Teachers of English, Texas College English Association, and Rotary Club in Stephenville. He is the Texas liaison to the College English Association, and the Treasurer of SALA and the Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers. In 2017, the Conference of College Teachers of English honored him with the prestigious Frances Hernández Teacher-Scholar Award. In 2012, he was awarded a Texas A&M University System Student Recognition Award for Teaching Excellence, and the 2016 Tarleton State University College of Liberal and Fine Arts “Engaged Faculty” Award. Moumin shares a home in Stephenville, with his wife P.J. (aka Birdie) and several rescued animals (though he thinks we’re all “rescued animals”). He and Birdie are happy that their children (Ben, Hannah, and Matthieu) and grandchildren (Dexter and Jensen) are in Stephenville, as well, where he hosts "The Beatles and Beyond" on Tarleton Public Radio KTRL where he does a weekly movie review, serves as Chairman of the Board of Adjustment, and is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children. He is also the voice of the Tarleton State Marching Band, The Sound and the Fury, during football halftime shows. This is his 11th Langdon Review journal and Weekend to partner with Marilyn on.