Alison Searle is a University Academic Fellow in Textual Studies and Digital Editing at the University of Leeds. She is co-general editor of The Complete Correspondence of Richard Baxter (forthcoming in nine volumes with Oxford University Press) and editor of The Sisters (1642) by James Shirley (also for OUP). She is working on her second monograph provisionally entitled Religious Dissent, Performance and the Republic of Letters in Early Modern Britain. Alison was an ARC DECRA postdoctoral fellow at the University of Sydney (2012-2016), an AHRC Research Associate on the Complete Works of James Shirley at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (2008-2012), and a Leverhulme Visiting Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London (2006). She completed her BA (Hons) in English Literature (2002) and her PhD (2005), also in English Literature, at the University of Sydney.