Book and Media History, Creative Writing Studies, Nineteenth Century American, Victorian, Writing Studies
Nineteenth Century Transatlantic Literature, Childhood Studies, Affect and Sentimentality, History of the Book and Reading, Creative Writing and Writing Studies, Critical Pedagogy
Alice Martin is a doctoral student in English Literature at Rutgers University. She received her B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she completed an honors thesis in Creative Writing. Stories from her undergraduate thesis have appeared in Appalachian Heritage and The Bookends Review. Her other creative works can be found at The Carolina Quarterly, Sixfold, North Carolina's Emerging Writers Anthology, and elsewhere. Alice also holds an M.A. in English Literature from New York University, where she completed her thesis on political uses of agressive sentimentality in Eliza Cook's Journal. She currently works at the intersection of childhood studies, the history of the book, and sentimentality, with a particular focus on nineteenth century transatlantic literature.