It’s the eeriest month of the year, which means we have the urge to sink our teeth into Gothic novels featuring spectres and castles and, of course, the classic giant helmet falling from the sky. Every Friday during October, the WPHP will post a Spooky Spotlight that highlights a Gothic...





Depending on where you are, back to school looks a little different this year—some of us are returning to classrooms with new restrictions, some of us are teaching from home, and some of us are educating our own children or supporting their education with whatever resources we can muster. It...

You can listen to Episode 3 of The WPHP Monthly Mercury, "Black Women and Female Abolitionists in Print", on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, and other podcast apps, available via Buzzsprout. 

Michelle Levy is a Professor of English at Simon Fraser University and the director of theWomen's Print History Project.

Kandice Sharren completed her PhD at Simon Fraser University. She is the lead editor and project manager of the WPHP. 

Hanieh Ghaderi is completing her second bachelor degree and is in her last year and final semester as a GSWS major. Her first degree was in Persian Language and Literature.

Victoria DeHart completed her BA at Simon Fraser University in the Spring of 2020, majoring in archaeology and minoring in history. She is heading to England this fall to begin an MA in Medieval Archaeology at the University of York.

An imprint naming Ann Rivington, from the title page of A Sermon Preached in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London (1796), an imprint naming Alice James, from the title page of Meditations and Contemplations (1758), and an imprint naming Martha Gurney, from the title page of An account of...

Kate Moffatt graduated with a Master of Arts in English at SFU in 2019.

Amanda Law is a fourth-year English at Simon Fraser University, currently completing her Honours thesis. She has worked on the WPHP since January 2020.

Sara Penn is an MA Candidate in Simon Fraser University's Department of English and has worked on the WPHP since December 2018. 

To honour the Black Lives Matter movement, and in solidarity with the protests that have erupted across the globe, WPHP has planned a series of Spotlights that call attention to how our project can participate in the process of discovering and celebrating Black lives of the past. Our spotlights focus...

In this first episode of The WPHP Monthly Mercury, “Jane Austen Adjacent”, hosts Kandice Sharren and Kate Moffatt explore Jane Austen’s publication history, from unpublished anonymity to well-beloved and canonical, to introduce you to the Women’s Print History Project. 

The Women’s Print History Project is pleased to announce the arrival of its very own podcast! Introducing: “The WPHP Monthly Mercury.”