Meredith Mann is a Librarian for Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books at The New York Public Library, where she teaches and writes on rare books and archival collections, focusing on the history of literature, publishing, and social activism. She received her master’s in library science from Pratt Institute and master’s in teaching from the University of Virginia. Meredith serves on the review committee for the Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism and the Young Lions Fiction Award.