Lesley Higgins, a professor of English at York University, is the author of The Modernist Cult of Ugliness: Aesthetics and Gender Politics and coeditor of Walter Pater: Transparencies of Desire and Victorian Aesthetic Conditions: Pater Across the Arts. She is co-general editor of The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins (Oxford Univ. Press), for which she has edited Hopkins's Diaries, Journals, and Notebooks (2015) and his Oxford Essays and Notebooks, 1863–1868 (2006) and coedited the Dublin Notebook (2014). Together with David Latham, she is the co-general editor of the forthcoming Collected Works of Walter Pater (10 vols., Oxford Univ. Press).
Amy Kahrmann Huseby is a full-time instructor at Florida International University, where she teaches courses in nineteenth-century British literature. She is currently at work on her first monograph, Quantified Lives: Nineteenth-Century British Poetry and the Mathematics of Social Totality. She has work published or forthcoming in Women's Writing, Victorian Periodicals Review, South Atlantic Review, and in two edited collections. Her own poetry has appeared in the Atlantic Review, Pearl, and Wilderness House Literary Review, among others. She serves as North American book reviews editor for Victoriographies (Edinburgh Univ. Press) and as the caucus representative for the Victorian Poetry Caucus at NAVSA.
Andrew M. Stauffer is an associate professor of English at the University of Virginia, where he specializes in nineteenth-century poetry and book history. He is the author of Anger, Revolution, and Romanticism (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005), the editor of works by Haggard (for Broadview) and Browning (for Norton), and a member of the Multigraph Collective, whose book Interacting with Print appeared in 2018 (Chicago Univ. Press). He is also associate editor of the Victorian Literature and Culture Series at the University of Virginia Press. He is currently completing a monograph based on his Book Traces project (http://booktraces.org), an attempt to discover the marks left by ordinary nineteenth-century readers in their books.
Matthew VanWinkle is an assistant professor of English at Idaho State University. His research focuses on British Romantic and Victorian poetry, Gothic fiction, and allusions to nineteenth-century poetry in current popular culture. [End Page 103] His work has previously appeared in Romantic Circles, Studies in Romanticism, Religion and the Arts, New Ohio Review, and the Journal of Dracula Studies.
Angelika Zirker is an assistant professor of English literature at Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (Germany). She is currently a visiting professor at Humboldt University, Berlin. Her research focus is on early modern literature and culture as well as Victorian studies, with a number of publications on Charles Dickens. Her PhD on Lewis Carroll's Alice books was published in 2010. She is involved in several interdisciplinary research projects, among them the Research Training Group "Ambiguity: Production and Perception" at Tübingen, and she is one of the coeditors of Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate (www.connotations.de). [End Page 104]