We are delighted to announce that two online sources for feminist literary studies, Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present and Women Writers Online, will once again be free during March in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Orlando is a literary and cultural history generated from original scholarship about the lives and works of women writers. At present, it contains: 1,325 author entries (1,025 British

NEW AUTHOR ENTRIES

  • This batch of new entries remarkably reflects the international aspect of British women’s writing. We have here authors of English, Irish, Welsh, New Zealand, Nigerian, and totally unknown origins and allegiances; we have careers largely pursued in Italy, Mexico, New Mexico, New York, and all around the world; we have intimate involvement with other cultures — not only the list just above, but

As part of our shift to Orlando 2.0, we have invited scholars of women’s writing and digital humanities to join our editorial and advisory boards. We will be working with them on such initiatives as the peer-reviewed process of external contributions to the Orlando textbase and a collection of print volumes drawn from and in dialogue with the textbase. Read more about them here.

Congratulations to Orlando’s Susan Brown, recently appointed Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Collaborative Digital Scholarship at the University of Guelph. In other news, Laura Mandell includes Susan Brown on her short list of DH leaders in her interview with Melissa Dinsman on “The Digital in the Humanities” for the Los Angeles Review of Books. Mandell observes, “the major digital humanists in my field are women