MAX SAUNDERS is Professor of English and Co-Director of the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King’s College London, where he was Director of the Arts and Humanities Research Institute, 2012-18. He studied at the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, and was a Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. He is the author of Ford Madox Ford: A Dual Life, 2 vols. (Oxford University Press, 1996) and Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature (Oxford University Press 2010); the editor of five volumes of Ford’s writing, including an annotated critical edition of Some Do Not . . . (Carcanet, 2010), and has published essays on Life-writing, on Impressionism, and on a number of modern writers. He was awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship to research Imagined Futures (Oxford University Press, 2019), his study of the To-Day and To-Morrow book series. In 2013 he was awarded an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council for a 5-year collaborative project on digital life writing called ‘Ego-Media’. In 2019 he became Interdisciplinary Professor of Modern Literature and Culture at the University of Birmingham.