Anlie Williams is an English Literature student pursuing her Master’s at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Currently, she researches Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, focusing on the materiality and reception of two 21st century editions . Additionally, she is interested in considering the future of print books and the evolution of the novel as a genre. Her research areas of interest include the History of Books and Reading, 19th century American Literature, Reception Studies, and Digital Humanities.
In addition to her BA in English (Literary and Cultural Studies) from UNCW, Anlie obtained a minor in Assistance Dog Training via the paws4people/UNCW Service Dog Training Program. Previously, she worked as a Processing Intern in Randall Library’s Center for Southeast North Carolina Archives and History. She now holds two positions in on-campus jobs, one as a Teaching Assistant between UNCW’s Computer Science and English Departments, and the other as a Master Writing Consultant at UNCW’s University Learning Center. She also serves as the Reception Study Society’s graduate student representative on their executive board. In her free time, Anlie can be found on Wrightsville Beach or at Fort Fisher with a well-loved paperback.