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About the Editors

Marilyn Robitaille

In addition to reaching a milestone of forty+ years of marriage to Charlie Robitaille, Marilyn published Not by Design: Fifty Poems and Images (2018 Romar Press), an anthology of her poetry with watercolor and collage illustrations. 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 26 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. She also writes a weekly travel column on the popular blog Beneath the Surface News. Her interest in global travel stems from the many years she spent as Director of International Programs and Study Abroad, an administrative position that allowed her to facilitate the acculturation process of international students and to develop study abroad opportunities across multiple disciplines and Colleges. Since returning to full-time teaching, she is working on an anthology of poems about wine and a mass market book about "perfect" dates. 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. He authored a book of poetry and short stories, Migratory Words (Lamar University Literary Press 2016) and runs Scheherazade Press (which he established in 2019). He is treasurer (and former two-term president) of the international South Asian Literary Association (which honored him with the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of South Asian Studies) and treasurer of the Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers; former two-term president of the Conference of College Teachers of English, and past-president of the Texas College English Association, the Assistant District Governor and Immediate Past-President of the Rotary International Club in Stephenville, and the Erath County Democratic Party Chair. He is the Texas liaison to the College English Association, which awarded him the 2019 CEA Professional Achievement Award. In 2019, he was also elected to the CEA Board of Directors. In 2017, the Conference of College Teachers of English honored him with the prestigious Frances Hernández Teacher-Scholar Award. In 2016, the Tarleton State University College of Liberal and Fine Arts awarded him the "Engaged Faculty" prize. In 2012, he was awarded a Texas A&M University System Student Recognition Award for Teaching Excellence. 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 live in Stephenville where he hosts "The Beatles and Beyond" on Tarleton Public Radio KTRL, serves as Chairman of the Board of Adjustment, and is the voice of the Tarleton State Marching Band, The Sound and the Fury, during football halftime shows. In his spare time, he officiates weddings and funerals. The 2022 edition will be his 15th Langdon Review journal to partner with Marilyn on.