Rachael Scarborough King is an assistant professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She earned her Ph.D. in English and American Literature from N.Y.U. in 2014. She graduated from Columbia University in May 2006 with a B.A. in comparative literature and has worked as a reporter at the New Haven Register in New Haven, Conn.; The Bulletin in Bend, Ore.; and the Anniston Star in Anniston, Ala. She is the author of Writing to the World: Letters and the Origins of Modern Print Genres (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018), and editor of After Print: Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Cultures (University of Virginia Press, forthcoming).