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Dr Patrick Hart is a curator at the National Library of Scotland and a Research Fellow at Coventry University’s Centre for Postdigital Cultures, where he is working on the COPIM project. An international partnership of researchers, universities, librarians, open access book publishers and infrastructure providers, this project is building community-owned, open systems and infrastructures to enable open access academic book publishing to flourish. Patrick’s other research interests include Scottish Petrarchism and the Baroque (sometimes together), and travel writing (he is co-editor of Henrietta Liston’s Travels, published by Edinburgh UP in 2020). He is also the founder of the Network of Book Review Editors.

Dr Katherine Heavey is a Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature at the University of Glasgow, where she leads courses including Early Modern Mythmaking (focused on the reception and adaptation of classical myth in early modern England) and Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: Playing with History (focused on the early modern English history play). She has published widely on the reception, adaptation, and translation of classical myth in early modern English literature. Her first book, The Early Modern Medea: Medea in English Literature, 1558-1688, was published by Palgrave in 2015. In 2020 she edited a special issue of Translation and Literature, ‘Classical Tragedy Translated in Early Modern England’. She can be found on twitter @KatherineHeavey
Lucy_H Dr Lucy R. Hinnie is currently a Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English at the University of Saskatchewan. She is a graduate of both the University of Glasgow (MPhil, 2012) and the University of Edinburgh (MA, 2010; PhD, 2018). Her postdoctoral project is entitled ‘Digitizing the Bannatyne MS (c. 1568)’ and stems from her doctoral thesis, ‘Figuring the Feminine in the Bannatyne MS (c. 1568)’, completed under the supervision of Dr Sarah Dunnigan. Her postdoctoral project, supervised by Professor David Parkinson, will offer a framework for a new digital edition of the Bannatyne Manuscript. Lucy’s research focusses on material in Older Scots, and the application of medieval feminist theory. Her monograph is currently under preparation for review at Brill. She can also be found on twitter @yclepit, and on the Humanities Commons.
Lynsey_M Dr Lynsey McCulloch is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature and an associate member of Coventry University’s Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE). Her research focuses on the relationships that literature forms (and performs) with other media – art, design, music and dance. Her first book, Reinventing the Renaissance: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries in Adaptation and Performance (co-edited with Sarah Annes Brown and Robert I. Lublin), was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013. She is also co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance (OUP, 2019) with Brandon Shaw.
Tristan Taylor is currently a doctoral candidate in the department of English at the University of Saskatchewan and sessional lecturer at St. Thomas More College. His SSHRC-funded research focuses on the material manifestations of genre and the development and reception of a thirteenth-century collection of saints’ legends, the South English Legendary. His primary areas of interest are hagiography, codicology, genre studies, reading reception, and every-day piety. He can be found on twitter @postscriptus and on the Humanities Commons.
Kyle Dase is a doctoral candidate in his final year of study in the English Department at the University of Saskatchewan under the supervision of professors Brent Nelson and Peter Robinson. His primary research interests include literature of Late Medieval and Early Renaissance England, Digital Humanities and Network Visualization, Textual Editing, and Medieval and Renaissance tropes in New Media. He is a Research Fellow on The Canterbury Tales Project as well as a research assistant for The Social Network of Early Modern Collectors of Curiosities and The Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons (GEMMS). His dissertation explores concepts of sociability in Early Modern England, with a focus on the social context of John Donne’s verse epistles.
Kendall Bitner (Copy Editor) is a freelance editor, independent scholar, and graduate of multiple degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, including a Certificate in Classical and Medieval Latin and an Interdisciplinary Master’s degree in the field of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance studies. The culmination of his SSHRC-funded thesis was the production of a new single-witness edition of Ælfric’s Grammar for which he is actively seeking publication. His primary academic interests include textual editing, Medieval translation, the history of the English language, and codicology. He is also a Research Fellow of the Canterbury Tales Project under the leadership of Barbara Bordalejo and Peter Robinson.