Martha Witt is an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at William Paterson University. She is the author of the novel, Broken As Things Are (Holt, 2004/Picador, 2005). Her translations and short fiction have appeared in multiple anthologies and international literary journals.
Mary Ann Frese Witt is Professor Emerita of Italian, French, and Comparative Literature at North Carolina State University. Her books include The Search for Modern Tragedy: Aesthetic Fascism in Italy and France (Cornell University Press, 2001) and Metatheater and Modernity: Baroque and Neobaroque (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013). She has published numerous articles on Pirandello and modern theater. In collaboration with Martha King, she is the translator of Pirandello’s novel Her Husband (Duke University Press, 2000). She has translated and published contemporary Italian short stories in collaboration with Martha Witt.