Molly Beck


Executive Editor


4 Crinan Street

London, N1 9XW

Tel.: +44(0) 207 014 4293

Molly commissions scholarly books on literature across a variety of formats: monographs, edited collections, Pivots, open access titles, handbooks, major reference works and textbooks. Her commissioning interests include women’s writing, literature and gender, world literature (including European and American literature) and specific literary periods and movements (including classical literature and literature from the eighteenth century to the present day). In addition, she also looks after books on teaching literature and creative writing. She welcomes proposals for new books relating to the series below and these fields more broadly.

Molly commissions titles into the following book series:

  • African Histories and Modernities
  • American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century
  • Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern Literature
  • Italian and Italian American Studies
  • Literary Lives
  • Literatures and Cultures of the Islamic World
  • Literatures of the Americas
  • Material Modernisms
  • New Caribbean Studies
  • New Comparisons in World Literature
  • Palgrave Gothic
  • Palgrave Literary Dictionaries
  • Palgrave Studies in Contemporary Women’s Writing
  • Palgrave Studies in Life Writing
  • Palgrave Studies in Literature, Culture and Human Rights
  • Palgrave Studies in Modern European Literature
  • Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
  • Palgrave Studies in Queer Literary, Visual and Material Cultures
  • Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Cultures of Print
  • Teaching the New English
  • The New Antiquity