Bethany E. Qualls

Bethany E. Qualls is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Davis, where she teaches literature and writing courses. She’s spent the past two decades in a variety of writing and editorial roles, including as a general academic and textual editor for The Broadview Anthology of British Literature. Bethany’s research focuses on eighteenth-century print culture, gossip, prostitute narratives, graphic satire, seriality and fashion. She delights in Eliza Haywood’s many strange works, is an officer of the International Eliza Haywood Society, and has an essay forthcoming on Haywood’s 1725 The Tea-Table in the Routledge collection A Spy on Haywood.


Co-author of introduction