Jeffrey Todd Knight is Assistant Professor of English and co-director of the Textual Studies Program at the University of Washington. He is the author of Bound to Read: Compilations, Collections, and the Making of Renaissance Literature (Penn, 2013) and articles on Shakespeare, Thomas Middleton, George Herbert, the history of the book, print culture, and library curatorship appearing or forthcoming in Shakespeare Quarterly, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Huntington Library Quarterly, Textual Cultures, Book History, Criticism, and several edited collections and reference works. Before coming to Seattle in 2011, he taught at the University of Michigan, where he was Assistant Professor of English and Postdoctoral Fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows. Current research and teaching interests include literature and knowledge organization, twentieth-century library acquisition and the battle for Shakespeare in America, Renaissance autobibliography, and the politics of textual description.