Cynthia Sugars is Professor of English at the University of Ottawa and editor of Studies in Canadian Literature. She is the author of Canadian Gothic: Literature, History, and the Spectre of Self-Invention (2014), and the editor of eight books on Canadian literature, including The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature (2015), Canadian Literature and Cultural Memory (with Eleanor Ty, 2014), and Canadian Literature in English: Texts and Contexts (with Laura Moss, 2009). She holds a SSHRC grant for a study of literary authorship in settler-colonial Canada. She is Senior Editor of Canadian Literature and Culture for The Literary Encyclopedia.
Paul Keen is Professor of English at Carleton University. He is the author of Literature, Commerce, and the Spectacle of Modernity, 1750- 1800 (2012) and The Crisis of Literature in the 1790s: Print Culture and the Public Sphere (1999). His edited books include The Radical Popular Press in Britain, 1817-1821 (2003), Revolutions in Romantic Literature: An Anthology of Print Culture, 1780-1832 (2004), Bookish Histories: Books, Literature, and Commercial Modernity, 1700-1900 (co-edited with Ina Ferris, 2009), and The Age of Authors: An Anthology of Eighteenth- Century Print Culture (2014).