|Alan Gribben (Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley) has written frequently about Mark Twain’s life, image, and reading. He was named the Henry Nash Smith Fellow at the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College in 1987, co-founded and served as president of the Mark Twain Circle of America, and was made a Distinguished Research Professor in 1998. He serves on the editorial board of American Literary Realism, among other journals. In 2005 he received the AUM Alumni Association’s Faculty Service Award and in 2007 he was the recipient of the Nance Alumni Professorship. He has written Harry Huntt Ransom: Intellect in Motion (2008), co-edited Mark Twain on the Move: A Travel Reader (2009), and edited The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (2011). Currently he is working on a revised and enlarged edition of his Mark Twain’s Library: A Reconstruction (1980).