Madeline Potter is a scholar of nineteenth century literature, with a specialism in the Gothic, and a ‘Nineteenth-Century Matters’ postdoctoral research fellow at Edge Hill University’s EHU19, supported by the British Association for Romantic Studies, and the British Association for Victorian Studies. She was born in 1989, and lives in Manchester. She received her PhD in English literature from the University of York in 2020. Her academic monograph, Theological Monsters: Religion and Irish Gothic is forthcoming with University of Wales Press in 2024. He debut trade book The Roma: A Travelling History will be published by The Bodley Head (UK) and Harper (US) in 2025.