Kate Aughterson is Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for English Literature at the University of Brighton, where she specialises in teaching women’s writing and early-modern drama. She is author of Renaissance Woman (1995), The English Renaissance: An Anthology (1998); John Webster: The Plays (2000), Aphra Behn: The Comedies (2003), Shakespeare: The Late Plays (2013), and co-edited Jim Crace: Into the Wilderness (2018). She has contributed entries on early modern women writers for ODNB, and written articles on Feminist Utopian writing, the rhetoric of plain style and gender, gender and drama in the early-modern period, and Shakespeare’s late soliloquies. She has recently co-edited two volumes of the Journal of Writing in Creative Practice on place-based writing.