Brant A. Gardner (M.A. State University of New York Albany) is the author of Second Witness: Analytical and Contextual Commentary on the Book of Mormon, The Gift and Power: Translating the Book of Mormon, and Traditions of the Fathers: The Book of Mormon as History, each published through Greg Kofford Books. Both The Gift and Power and Traditions of the Fathers were awarded best in category by the Association for Mormon Literature. He has contributed articles to Estudios de Cultura Nahuatl and Symbol and Meaning Beyond the Closed Community, published by the State University of Albany. He has published several articles on the Book of Mormon in Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture. He has also presented a number of papers focused on the Book of Mormon at FairMormon conferences.