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MemberSarah Werner

…PhD, English, University of Pennsylvania, 1996.

BA, English, Bryn Mawr College, 1990….

Sarah Werner is an independent librarian, book historian, and digital media scholar based in Washington, DC. Her latest project, Studying Early Printed Books, 1450-1800: A Practical Guide, was published by Wiley Blackwell in the spring of 2019; the book is accompanied by EarlyPrintedBooks.com, an open-access website showcasing images of hand-press books and pedagogical resources. Werner worked for nearly a decade at the Folger Shakespeare Library as the Undergraduate Program Director and as Digital Media Strategist; in those roles she taught a regular semester-length research seminar on book history, created their research blog (The Collation), and led the overhaul of their website. She has a PhD in English from the University of Pennsylvania and is the author of numerous works on Shakespeare and performance, including Shakespeare and Feminist Performance (Routledge 2001), as well as on bibliography, digital tools, and pedagogy.

MemberAmy L. Friedman

…B.A. Bryn Mawr College

Ph.D. Goldsmiths College, University of London…

Satire scholar. Upcoming book: Postcolonial Satires: Indian Fictions and the Reimagining of Menippean Satire (Lexington Press). I have also published essays on many women writers of the Beat Generation, including Joanne Kyger, Carolyn Cassady, Diane di Prima, and most recently a chapter about, and interview with, playwright and poet Rochelle Owens.