The Collected Works of Harriet Beecher Stowe (CWHBS) has commissioned Nancy Lusignan Schultz to edit Poetry. Schultz is Professor Emerita of English at Salem State University. A specialist in both early and 19th century women writers, she is a founding officer of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society. Schultz is the author of Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834 (Free Press, 2000), and Mrs. Mattingly’s Miracle: The Prince, the Widow, and the Cure that Shocked Washington City (Yale University Press, 2011; reprinted 2015). She is the co-editor of Transatlantic Conversations: Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Encounters with Italy and the Atlantic World (University of New Hampshire Press (2017) She is also the editor of Fear Itself: Enemies Real and Imagined in American Culture (Purdue University Press, 1999) and Veil of Fear: Nineteenth Century Convent Tales by Rebecca Reed and Maria Monk (Purdue University Press, 1999) and Salem: Place, Myth, and Memory (Northeastern University Press, 2004; second edition with updated preface, 2015).