Lost Modernists is a hub for all-things related to literary modernism, including neglected or lost modernist writers and those part of the Lost Generation. Our content spans rare books, interviews with eminent scholars, authorial profiles, peer-reviewed blog clusters, and more.


Our Editors

Jennifer Ashby is a Modern Literature Studies and Art History PhD Candidate at the European University Institute, Florence (EUI). Her ongoing thesis explores the intersections of early twentieth century heterodox spiritualities and scientific discourse with avant-garde aesthetics, focalised through the artist and poet Mina Loy (1882-1966). She is a convenor of the interdisciplinary EUI Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group, a Postgraduate Representative for the British Association for Modernist Studies, and an Editor of The Modernist Review. She is organising the forthcoming online symposium ‘All about / Unfolding’: Mapping Mina Loy Studies 2023. You can find her on Twitter: @JenniferAAshby


Juliette Bretan is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, researching depictions of East-Central Europe and geopolitics in Anglophone and Polish modernism. She has previously published an essay for the Lost Modernists cluster, as well as pieces in The Public Domain Review, Engelsberg Ideas, The Modernist Review, and others.


Francesca Mancino is a PhD student at Fordham University. She has two forthcoming essays on Sylvia Beach. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in The Faulkner JournalModernism/modernityThe Modernist Review, and other outlets. 


Amber Kidd is a third year English PhD student at Case Western Reserve University, where she earned her MA in 2020 after completing her BA at Agnes Scott College in 2019. Her research explores the intersection of trauma, identity, and narrative theory, particularly as it is reflected in modernist literature and culture.


Charlie Ericson is a Ph.D. student at Case Western Reserve University. Their research focuses on the intersection between narrative world-making and early 20th century conceptions of aesthetic autonomy. Other research interests include cosmopolitan modernism, the relation between the aesthetics of modernism and the aesthetics of the English renaissance, and the function of modernist social networks to disseminate and complicate features of style. They hold an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from the University of  Evansville.


Chryssa Marinou holds a BA in English Language and Literature and an MA in Literature, Culture, Ideology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her PhD, awarded with Distinction in June 2020 from the same University, was a comparative reading of Henry James, Dorothy Richardson, and Walter Benjamin. She is a postdoctoral researcher in two research projects funded by HFRI (https://hotems.enl.uoa.gr and https://revictoproject.com). She has contributed to Arcades Material Yellow: Subterranean to Street (Aldgate Press, 2019), ed. Sam Dolbear and Hannah Proctor, Ruins in the Literary and Cultural Imagination (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), ed. E. Mitsi et al., and The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies, ed. J. Tambling, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021). Her research interests include comparative literature, modernity, modernism, literary theory, and Μarxism.

Jessie Goetzinger


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