Blake Bronson-Bartlett is Visiting Assistant Professor in English at The University of Iowa, where he earned his PhD in English in 2014. From 2014-2016, he was a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Institute for American Studies at the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany. His current book project explores the writing and organizing practices of American transcendentalists. His most recent scholarly publications is forthcoming in J19 and Poe Studies. He is also a published translator and the creator/editor of Mabbott Poe (https://mabbottpoe.lib.uiowa.edu/), an online resource based on the research papers of Poe scholar Thomas Ollive Mabbott.