Blake Bronson-Bartlett is currently Visiting Assistant Professor in English at The University of Iowa, where he earned his PhD in 2014. From 2014-2016, he was guest lecturer in the Institute for American Studies at the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany. His scholarship has appeared on The Walt Whitman Archive (www.whitmanarchive.org) and in Walt Whitman Quarterly Review (http://ir.uiowa.edu/wwqr/). His research on Henry David Thoreau is forthcoming in ESQ. He is also co-translator, with Robert Fernandez, of an edition of the poems and manuscripts of Stéphane Mallarmé, titled Azure: Poems and Selections from the “Livre” (Wesleyan University Press, 2015). His current projects include a book on mid-nineteenth-century writing materials and an online resource based on the papers of Poe scholar Thomas Ollive Mabbott.