Personnel behind At the Circulating Library

General Editor: Troy J. Bassett, Purdue University Fort Wayne

Troy is a Professor of English at Purdue University Fort Wayne. He is the author The Rise and Fall of the Victorian Three-Volume Novel (2020) as well as dozens of articles and chapters on Victorian book history and literature.

Associate Editor: Allen Riddell, Indiana University Bloomington

Allen is an Assistant Professor in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University. He is the co-author of the book Humanities Data Analysis (2021).

Contributing Editor: Marie Léger-St-Jean, Independent Scholar

Marie is an independent scholar based in Montréal. Creator and curator of Price One Penny, her research is centered around penny bloods and their ties to theater as well as French and American literature.

Contributing Editor: Matthew Poland, University of Washington

Matt is a PhD candidate in English and Textual Studies at the University of Washington. His research focuses on serialized literature and how library and archival collecting practices shape literary history.

Contributing Editor: Jessica Terekhov, Princeton University

Jessica is a PhD candidate in English at Princeton University, where she splits most of her time between researching Victorian part-issued novels and writing a dissertation on wit relative to self-division.

Contributor: Charlotte Lauder, University of Strathclyde and National Library of Scotland

Charlotte is a PhD candidate at the University of Strathclyde and the National Library of Scotland. Her research focuses on Scottish literary magazines between 1870 and 1920 and how national identity was constructed in these popular publications.

Contributor: Scott C. Thompson, Temple University

Scott is a PhD candidate in English at Temple University. He is writing a dissertation on the interdisciplinary discourses in sensation fiction and popular science in mid-Victorian periodicals.

If you would like to contribute corrections, data entry, author biographies, publisher biographies, title summaries, or serialization information, please contact Troy J. Bassett (