Elizabeth Heale was Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading until she retired in 2008. She is currently an Honorary Research Fellow in the Early Modern Research Centre at the University of Reading. She has published a number of books and articles on early modern women’s writing, on sixteenth-century autobiographical writing, and on early Tudor and Elizabethan poetry. Books include Wyatt, Surrey, and EarlyTudor Poetry (1998) and Autobiography and Authorship in Renaissance Verse: Chronicles of the Self (2003). Her current research involves further work on Lady Margaret Douglas and participation in the Early Modern Research Centre’s project on early printed miscellanies.