Holly Faith Nelson

Holly Faith Nelson, Ph.D., is Professor of English and Co-Director of the Gender Studies Institute at Trinity Western University. Her work on women’s writing, gender and literature, and religion and literature (on writers, texts, and concepts from the medieval to the modern age) has appeared in a wide range of journals and essay collections over the past two decades. She is the co-editor, for example, of French Women Authors: The Significance of the Spiritual (1400-2000) (University of Delaware Press, 2012) and the author or co-author of six articles on the works of Margaret Cavendish. Her co-authored monograph Besieged: Early Modern British Siege Literature, 1642-1722 was recently published by McGill-Queen’s University Press (2021).