Emily Bell is a Lecturer in Digital Humanities at the University of Leeds. She has published on Charles Dickens, biography and afterlives in Victoriographies (2020), and on Dickens in fiction for her edited collection, Dickens After Dickens (White Rose University Press, 2020), in addition to further publications on literary biography and digital approaches to nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals. As well as undertaking Dickens's later short fiction for The Oxford Edition of Charles Dickens (with Michael Slater), she is Co-Editor of the Curran Index to Victorian periodicals and Editor of The Dickensian. She is a Consultant Editor for The Charles Dickens Letters Project, sits on the international advisory board of TEI By Example, and is a Fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute.
Lydia Craig is a Lecturer in English at Lake Land College and Associate Editor of The Charles Dickens Letters Project. She is also Treasurer of The Dickens Society and Proofreader of The Dickensian, journal of the Dickens Fellowship. She has published multiple articles and chapters on Dickens and digital studies, including “‘Keep[ing] the Outward Figure Away from the Fact’: Reading Harold Skimpole as a Person of Color in Bleak House” (Dickens Quarterly, Sept. 2022); “An Overview of Digital Resources for the Study of Victorian Fiction" (Dickens Studies Annual, March 2022); "'What Charles Dickens Never Said: Verifying Internet 'Quotes' and Accessing the Works with Online Resources" (DQ, 2020); and "Tweeting Tippins: Using Digital Media to Recreate Our Mutual Friend’s Serialization" (DQ, 2018).