Jennifer Keith is an Associate Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, where she has taught since 1997. She is the author of Poetry and the Feminine from Behn to Cowper (2005) and numerous essays on poetry from the Restoration to the Romantic era. With the staff of the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro she developed The Anne Finch Digital Archive, an open-access site that supplements this edition. Keith and Claudia Thomas Kairoff were awarded a long-term fellowship by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Folger Shakespeare Library for work on this edition. Keith also received a three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant for this critical edition and the digital archive. She is a member of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.