Ronald Broude is principal of the music publisher Broude Brothers Limited and founding trustee of the non-profit Broude Trust for the Publication of Musicological Editions. His articles have appeared in journals ranging from Textual Cultures and Scholarly Editing to Early Music and Notes. He is a member of the board of the Society for Textual Scholarship and has served as executive director of that organization.
J. R. Mattison is a Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia. Her work examines manuscripts and their trans-national connections in late medieval England and France. In 2020-21, she was the Schallek Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America. She has published on Chaucer, Lydgate, and medieval European manuscript circulation.
Elizabeth McHenry is Professor of English at New York University, where she teaches African American literature and Black print culture. She is the author of Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (Duke, 2002) and To Make Negro Literature: Writing, Literary Practice, and African American Authorship (Duke, 2021).
Anna Muenchrath is Visiting Assistant Professor of World Literature at Appalachian State University. Her work focuses on the circulation of literature through print cultural networks. She is working on a book manuscript titled Actors, Institutions, and Networks: Untangling Global Literary Circulation in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries.
Gillian Silverman is Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado Denver and the author of Bodies and Books: Reading and the Fantasy of Communion in Nineteenth-Century America (Penn, 2012). Her book, The New Female Antihero: The Disruptive Women of Twenty-First-Century US Television (co-written with Sarah Hagelin), is forthcoming from University of Chicago Press in January 2022.
Lucy Sixsmith is a doctoral student at the University of Cambridge, where she is researching the handling of the Bible as a material text in the nineteenth century. Her project explores evangelical reading practices and the evidence of religious and reading experiences still extant in marked volumes. She is interested in verse composition, close reading, learning, and pedagogy.
Tim Sommer is a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Heidelberg. He has been a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University and an Academic Visitor at the University of Cambridge. His research has been published in journals such as The New England Quarterly, The Wordsworth Circle, and the Harvard Library Bulletin. His book, Carlyle, Emerson and the Transatlantic Uses of Authority: Literature, Print, Performance, is forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press.
Fan Wang received her PhD in comparative literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2020. Her research focuses on the history of reading and private libraries in pre-modern China. She has published in the journals Eighteen-Century Studies and Late Imperial China, as well as in The Edinburgh History of Reading: A World Survey from Antiquity to the Present and Private Libraries in Renaissance England: A Collection and Catalogue of Tudor and Early Stuart Book-lists.