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Ann M. Hale is a London-based freelance editor, writer, and independent scholar.

In 2020, before the pandemic, she completed a PhD at the University of Greenwich about the legal frameworks underpinning the nineteenth-century press and limited companies associated with George Newnes.

In addition to freelance editing, Hale is a part-time Executive Officer at the British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII).


RSVP Bibliography: 2015–2017.” Victorian Periodicals Review 53.1 (Spring 2020): 102–58. doi: 10.1353/vpr.2020.0013

“‘You see, but you do not observe’: Hidden Infrastructure and Labour of the Strand Magazine and its Twenty-First Century Digital Iterations” (co-authored with Shannon R. Smith). Victorian Periodicals Review 49.4 (Winter 2016): 664–93. doi: 10.1353/vpr.2016.0044

Introduction: Moments of Challenge and Change” (co-authored with Shannon R. Smith). Victorian Periodicals Review 49.4 (Winter 2016): 539–45. doi: 10.1353/vpr.2016.0038

2014 VanArsdel Prize Essay: W.T. Stead and Participatory Reader Networks.” Victorian Periodicals Review 48.1 (Spring 2015): 15–41. doi: 10.1353/vpr.2015.0000


  • PhD—University of Greenwich, London, UK
  • MA—University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, US
  • JD—University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US
  • BA—University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, US
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