John Hinks is an Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, UK, and Visiting Research Fellow in Printing History and Culture at Birmingham City University, UK. He is chair of the Printing Historical Society, reviews editor of the journal Publishing History and co-editor of a new book history series. His current research focuses on the urban context of printing and other book-related businesses, especially during the long eighteenth century. He has recently co-edited, with Catherine Feely, Historical Networks in the Book Trade (2017).Catherine Armstrong is a Lecturer in Modern History at Loughborough University, UK, having previously spent six years at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is a specialist in colonial North America, specifically print culture and representations of the landscape and identity, and is interested in the peripheries of enslavement in the southern colonies. She is editor of the journal Publishing History, and is also involved in projects using oral history to combat loneliness and isolation among older people.