Erik Eklund (1991–) is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham and Graduate Fellow with the Northwestern University Research Initiative for the Study of Russian Philosophy and Religious Thought (NU RPRT Research Initiative). He also holds a dual appointment in the Department of English and College of Ministry at Northwest University.
Nakata, Akiko is Professor of English at Nanzan University. She is a founding member of the Nabokov Society of Japan and a member of the Kyoto Reading Circle. She co-translated into Japanese and co-annotated, with Tadashi Wakashima, Transparent Things.