Angela Wachowich

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Cohort Year: 2022
Research Interests: History of the Book and of Reading; Eighteenth Century and Romantic Literature and Culture; Print and Manuscript Cultures; Archival Studies; Animal Studies
Education: B.A. (Honours), Simon Fraser University, 2022. M.A., English, University of Chicago, 2023


Angela Wachowich (she/her) is a researcher and writer from the traditional territories of the Treaty 7 people. She received her BA (Honours) in English at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC) and MA in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago. She co-founded and -coordinates the Chicago School of Book History with Dr. Eric Slauter and currently co-coordinates the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Cultures graduate student workshop. Her doctoral research engages subjects such as environmental book history and manuscript in the age of print.

In addition to scholarly and non-scholarly writing, Angela works as a Rare Books Assistant at The Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center at the University of Chicago Library.


“‘Scratch it out’: Retrospective Editing in the Manuscript Verse Miscellany,” Gender, Literary Networks and Media Cultures in the Eighteenth Century. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press (Forthcoming, 2025).

Schellenberg, Betty A., Linara Kolosova, and Angela Wachowich, eds. “Letters of Elizabeth Montagu to the Duchess of Portland 1741-1742,” Elizabeth Montagu Correspondence Online, General Ed. Nicole Pohl, Digital Humanities at Swansea University, 2024,