CASS R. SUNSTEIN is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School and is the author, among other books, of This is Not Normal.

CARISSA VELIZ is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy and the Institute for Ethics in AI, as well as a Tutorial Fellow at Hertford College, at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data.

EKATERINA PRAVILOVA is a professor of history at Princeton, and the author of A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia.

RICHARD TARUSKIN, the great musicologist, died in July. He was the author, among many books, of the Oxford History of Western Music.

CLAIRE MALROUX is a French poet and translator and the author of Daybreak: New and Selected Poems translated by Marilyn Hacker. HENRI COLE is an American poet and translator, and the author most recently of Blizzard: Poems.

RICHARD WOLIN is a professor of intellectual history at CUNY Graduate Center in New York. His new book, Heidegger in Ruins: Between Philosophy and Ideology, will be published this winter.

MARK POLIZZOTTI is the author among other books of Revolution of the Mind: The Life of Andre Breton, and a translator. He is the publisher and editor in chief of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

JONATHAN ZIMMERMAN is a Professor of History of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author most recently of Free Speech: And Why You Should Give a Damn.

MARISSA GRUNES is a poet whose work has appeared in Nautilus, Atlas Obscura, and The Paris Review.

ANDREW BUTTERFIELD is President of Andrew Butterfield Fine Arts, and was Guest Curator of Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art.

SCOTT SPILLMAN is a writer based in Denver.

LEORA BATNITZKY is the Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies at Princeton.

HELEN VENDLER is the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor Emerita at Harvard University. Sylvia Plath’s “Morning Song” is from Collected Poems (HarperCollins Publishers, 1992). Copyright © 1960, 1965, 1971, 1981 by the Estate of Sylvia Plath. Editorial matter copyright © 1981 by Ted Hughes.

JARED MARCEL POLLEN is a writer living in Prague. His book Venus&Document was published last spring.

PAULA BOHINCE is the author of three books of poetry, including Swallows and Waves.

CELESTE MARCUS is the managing editor of Liberties.

LEON WIESELTIER is the editor of Liberties.