Laurie Garrison

Laurie Garrison - Editor

Leeds, United Kingdom

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Overview

I'm an ESSE award-shortlisted, TLS-reviewed writer and editor. Historical fiction, literary criticism, feminism and history are my fields. My strategy as an editor is to give authors the skills they need to fulfill their potential as writers.

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Education & Reference
History
Publishing
Travel
Fiction
Classics
Cultural & Ethnic Themes
Historical Fiction
Literature
Short Story
Themes & Motifs
Women's Fiction

Certifications

  • BA English and French (Rutgers)
  • MA English (Rutgers)
  • PhD English Literature (Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Awards

  • ESSE Award (Shortlisted) for Science, Sexuality and Sensation Novels (Palgrave, 2010)

Work experience

Director

Looking for Xanadu
February, 2016 – Present (almost 3 years)

Communications Manager

DigitalMe
September, 2014 – August, 2015 (12 months)

Senior Lecturer

University of Lincoln
September, 2007 – January, 2013 (over 5 years)

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Blake, Lavater, and Physiognomy (Legenda Studies in Comparative Literature)

Sibylle Erle

William Blake never travelled to the continent, and yet his creation myth is far more European than has so far been acknowledged. His early illuminated books, of the 1790s, run alongside his professional work as a copy-engraver on Henry Hunter's translation of Johann Caspar Lavater's Essays on Physiognomy (1789-98) - work in which Blake helped to make a likeness of a book about likenesses. For... read more

William Blake never travelled to the continent, and yet his creation myth is far more European than has so far been acknowledged. His early illuminated books, of the 1790s, run alongside his professional work as a copy-engraver on Henry Hunter's translation of Johann Caspar Lavater's Essays on Physiognomy (1789-98) - work in which Blake helped to make a likeness of a book about likenesses. For... read more

Native Americans and Anglo-American Culture, 1750-1850: The Indian Atlantic

Investigating a transatlantic culture that flourished in Great Britain and North America between 1750 and 1850, this collection explains how complex relationships between Britons, Native Americans and Anglo-Americans shaped the literature and history of the age. This shaping role has all too often been ignored or misconstrued by literary critics and historians. The book's chapters examine lite... read more

Investigating a transatlantic culture that flourished in Great Britain and North America between 1750 and 1850, this collection explains how complex relationships between Britons, Native Americans and Anglo-Americans shaped the literature and history of the age. This shaping role has all too often been ignored or misconstrued by literary critics and historians. The book's chapters examine lite... read more

Panoramas, 1787–1900 Vol 5: Texts and Contexts (Volume 5)

Laurie Garrison, Anne Anderson, Sibylle Erle, Verity Hunt, Peter West, Phoebe Putnam

The panorama is primarily a visual medium, but a variety of print matter mediated its viewing; adverts, reviews, handbills and a descriptive programme accompanied by an annotated key to the canvas. The short accounts, programs, reviews, articles and lectures collected here are the primary historical sources left to us.

The panorama is primarily a visual medium, but a variety of print matter mediated its viewing; adverts, reviews, handbills and a descriptive programme accompanied by an annotated key to the canvas. The short accounts, programs, reviews, articles and lectures collected here are the primary historical sources left to us.

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