Lynne Farrington is Senior Curator, Special Collections in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has worked since 1992. She is the author, with Jean-François Vilain, of Color in American Fine & Private Press Books 1890–2015 (2016) and the editor, with Paul Eisenhauer, of Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern (2010). She has published articles on nineteenth-century American subscription publishing and the bookbinder and entrepreneur Thomas Gosden, and is working on a history of Philadelphia’s Centaur Book Shop and Press. In 2019, she was the Project Director for Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy, a year-long examination of the iconic American poet Walt Whitman and his legacy. She recently co-taught the undergraduate English seminar, Travelling with Gulliver: The Many Lives of a Novel, making extensive use of Penn’s Jonathan Swift collections in the classroom. She worked on a major 2022 exhibition on the African American artist and children’s book author/illustrator Ashley Bryan.