nancy armstrong is the Gilbert, Louis, and Edward Lehrman Professor of Trinity College, Duke University, and the editor of the journal Novel: A Forum on Fiction. Her books include Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel (1986), The Imaginary Puritan: Literature, Intellectual Labor, and the Origins of Personal Life (with Leonard Tennenhouse, 1992), Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism (1999), How Novels Think: The Limits of Individualism, 1719–1900 (2005), and Novels in the Time of Democratic Writing: The American Example (2017).
robin barrow-nichols is a senior lecturer in the English department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research interests include sexual violence, costume history, popular fiction, and the periodical press. She has a chapter in an edited collection, Service Learning and Literary Studies in English (MLA, 2015), and she has previously published on Mary Elizabeth Braddon in Women's Writing (2006). Her most recent publication is "Rape on the Railway: Women, Safety, and Moral Panic in Victorian Newspapers" in the Journal of Victorian Culture (2015).
mark celeste is a PhD candidate in English at Rice University. He studies maritime fiction and oceanic networks during the British long nineteenth century. His dissertation examines how historical maritime genres (e.g., the shipwreck tale, the logbook, the sea chantey) make visible the exchanges between the literary marketplace and the political, social, and economic networks of an oceanic world. His work has also appeared in the Gaskell Journal, and he proudly serves as a Diana Hobby Editorial Fellow for SEL Studies in English Literature 1500–1900.
anna clark is an assistant professor of English at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. Her research considers representations of voice and character in nineteenth-century British novels, and her articles have recently appeared in ELH and English Studies. She is the editor of a forthcoming edition of Wilkie Collins's novella The Dead Alive for Broadview Press, and she contributes to the Los Angeles Review of Books and Public Books.
margaret dobbins is an assistant professor of English at Eastern Michigan University. Her research and teaching interests include nineteenth-century British literature, the Victorian novel, literary and critical theory (especially feminist, queer, and Marxist theories), economic history, and material culture. Her current book project, Queer Accounts: Victorian Literature and Economic Deviance, examines the intersection of queer and economic desire in nineteenth-century Britain. She is the author of articles and reviews appearing in Victorian Literature and Culture, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, and The Hardy Review. [End Page 387]
caley ehnes (PhD) is a faculty member at the College of the Rockies where she teaches English literature and composition. She is currently revising a monograph on Victorian periodical poetry and poetics for Edinburgh University Press. She has previously published essays on the periodical poetry of Once a Week and Good Words, and she recently co-authored an article on digital pedagogy and the Victorian periodical for VPR. In 2014, she co-edited a special issue on periodical poetry for Victorian Poetry with Alison Chapman. Her article on the periodical networks connecting Elizabeth Barrett Browning and L.E.L. is forthcoming in Women's Writing.
aileen miyuki farrar is an assistant professor of literature at Nova Southeastern University. She has taught courses on medical humanities, environmental humanities, technology and culture, and literature. Her research explores the relationship among nineteenth-century literature, physics, and the life sciences, and her work on ways of knowing in illustration and narrative mechanisms has been published in Victorians. Her current book project aims to examine the wonder and fear that frames representations of reality in fin-de-siècle narratives of subjection and science.
nora gilbert is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas who jointly specializes in Victorian literature and classical Hollywood film. She is the author of Better Left Unsaid: Victorian Novels, Hays Code Films, and the Benefits of Censorship (Stanford UP, 2013), and has articles published or forthcoming in PMLA, Film & History, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, Eighteenth-Century Life, and JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory. She is presently at work on two separate but thematically related monographs that are provisionally entitled Gone Girls: The...