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Victoria E. Burke is Associate Professor of English at the University of Ottawa. She has published widely on early modern women's manuscript writing and was a founding member of The Perdita Project, now at the University of Warwick. She has recently published articles in the journals Literature Compass and English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700, and in the essay collections The History of British Women's Writing 1610-1690, Material Readings of Early Modern Culture: Texts and Social Practices 1580-1730, and The Cambridge Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing.

Marie-Louise Coolahan is a Lecturer in English Literature at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She is the author of Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland (Oxford University Press, 2010), as well as articles on occasional meditation, Renaissance manuscript culture, literary memorialization, and early modern convent culture. She worked with The Perdita Project on women's manuscripts, and was a contributing editor to Early Modern Women's Manuscript Poetry (Manchester University Press, 2005). She is currently working on the reception of early modern women's writing and collaborating on the Leverhulme-funded project, 'Women's Poetry 1400-1800 in Ireland, Scotland and Wales'.

Johanna Harris is Lecturer in Renaissance Literature at the University of Exeter, UK. She completed a BA (Hons) at the University of Sydney, a MSt and DPhil at the University of Oxford (2009), and held a postdoctoral research post on Shakespeare at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Her main research interest is early modern letter writing, with a particular focus on English Puritanism, and she is completing a monograph on this subject. She has published on several early modern women writers, and is co-editor (with Elizabeth Scott-Baumann) of The Intellectual Culture of Puritan Women, 1558-1680 (2010). She is also working on a volume of the OET Collected Works of Thomas Traherne for OUP, and is co-general editor (with Alison Searle) of the complete correspondence of Richard Baxter (in its early stages). [End Page 351]

Kate Lilley is Associate Professor in English at the University of Sydney. She is the editor of Margaret Cavendish's Blazing World and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) and has published widely on early modern women's writing, most recently on Mary Carleton. The title sequence of her most recent book of poems, Ladylike (UWA Publishing, 2012) is also based on the Carleton scandal.

Marea Mitchell is Professor in English at Macquarie University, Sydney. She has published books and articles on early modern women writers, including Dorothy Stanley, Mary Wroth, and Anna Weamys, on The Book of Margery Kempe, William Shakespeare, John Donne, Ben Jonson, and Philip Sidney. Currently, her major research work is as general editor of a team project for a four-volume edition, Continuations of Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia: 1607 to 1867, for Pickering & Chatto expected out in 2014.

Patricia Pender (guest editor) is a Lecturer in English at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She is the author of Early Modern Women's Writing and the Rhetoric of Modesty, published by Palgrave in 2012. She has previously published essays on Anne Askew, Mary Sidney, and Anne Bradstreet in journals such as Women's Writing, SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, and Huntington Library Quarterly and is currently a Chief Investigator on a three-year Australian Research Council project on the Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing. With Rosalind Smith she coordinates the Early Modern Women's Research Network from the University of Newcastle.

Sarah C. E. Ross (guest editor) is a Senior Lecturer at Massey University. She is the editor of Katherine Austen's 'Book M': British Library, Additional Manuscript 4454 (ACMRS, 2011), and she has published numerous articles and book chapters on early modern women writers. She is currently completing a monograph on Women, Poetry, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century Britain, and a critical teaching edition of Women Poets of the English Civil War (with Elizabeth Scott-Baumann).

Paul Salzman is a Professor of English Literature at La Trobe University. He has published widely in the area of early modern women's writing, including Reading Early Modern Women's Writing (Oxford University Press, 2006) and...


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