Nush Powell (B.A., Yale; M.A, PhD UCLA) has been on the Purdue faculty since 2007. Her first book, Performing Authorship in Eighteenth-Century English Periodicals, was published in 2012 as part of the Transits: Literature, Thought, & Culture 1650-1850 series at Bucknell University Press and released in paperback in 2014. Her second book, written with Frederick Burwick, is British Pirates in Print and Performance (Palgrave, 2015). Other major works include Women’s Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1690-1820 (Edinburgh 2018), co-edited with Jennie Batchelor, and special issues of the journals Restoration, Humanities, and The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. She is the editor of the Broadview Press edition of Daniel Defoe's Captain Singleton .