Catherine W. Hollis (she/her) teaches in the University of California-Berkeley’s Fall Program for Freshmen. She is a co-editor of The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Global Literature (2021) and recently guest edited a special issue of The Virginia Woolf Miscellany on book collecting (2020). She is the current Historian-Bibliographer (2021–2023) of the International Virginia Woolf Society. Her recent work focuses on modern/ist women in the anarchist milieu of Emma Goldman and can be found in Women Making Modernism (ed. Delsandro, 2020) and in Thanks For Typing (ed. Dresvina, 2021).
Catherine W. Hollis
Archival research in the 1990s involved #2 pencils and handwritten transcriptions, later painstakingly typed into a desktop computer. The archival research I undertook then as a grad student was a labor of love, a “passion project” in the spirit of Melanie Micir’s phrase for feminist modernist recovery work.