Katie Taylor is a second year PhD student in English at Liverpool John Moores University. Her thesis examines race, citizenship, and childhood in The Brownies’ Book. She completed both her undergraduate and MRes degrees in English, writing dissertations on Angelina Weld Grimké’s antilynching literature, and race and marriage in the magazine fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Jessie Fauset. She likes birdwatching, walking, and reading.