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Jane Bonsall is a PhD candidate in Medieval English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. She completed her undergraduate degree in English Literature and History at Macalester College in Minnesota, and while studying abroad in Edinburgh she fell in love with the city. She received her Masters degree in Medieval Literature at the University of Edinburgh in 2013, and shortly thereafter entered her current PhD programme. Her research explores the power of supernatural women in medieval English literature and society. Jane teaches English Literature at the University, and continues to find Edinburgh an inspiring and enthralling backdrop for her study of literature, history, and the power of a compelling narrative.
Sandra is a native of Edinburgh. After studies in French and Spanish at Aberdeen University, Sandra returned to her home city. For many years she has shared her passion for Edinburgh with visitors. She loves to introduce others to the hidden corners of her city whilst incorporating her love of literature and her enthusiasm for natural history into her explanations.
Born and raised in the Scottish Borders, Jenny moved to Edinburgh in the late 1980s to study History and English Literature. She later completed a PhD on the Scottish context of Canadian author L.M. Montgomery at the University of Edinburgh, where she also taught American History. Jenny worked in adult education research and policy at the Institute of Education, London for over a decade, living in Edinburgh and travelling regularly to Europe. Her main interests lie in Scottish literature, culture and folklore and in children’s books. She has two daughters.
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