James Ivory is an Academy Award-winning director, producer, and screenwriter. His directorial work includes A Room with a View, Howards End, and The Remains of the Day, for each of which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. In 2017, he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Call Me by Your Name. He has also won three BAFTA Awards, a Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award, and a Writers Guild of America Award, among many other honors.
Peter Cameron's novels include What Happens at Night, Coral Glynn, Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You, and The City of Your Final Destination. He is also the author of three collections of short fiction, and more than ten of his stories have been published in The New Yorker. He has taught writing at Sarah Lawrence College, Yale University, and Columbia University.