Simone Chess is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of English at Wayne State University in Detroit, where she’s also an affiliate of the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program. In addition to articles and book chapters about bathrooms, gender labor, blindness, and other topics related to early modern queer, trans, and disability studies, she is the author of Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature: Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations (Routledge, 2016). Chess is currently working on two new book projects, one on Shakespeare and trans culture for the Routledge “Spotlight on Shakespeare” series and another focused on disability, queerness, and adaptive technologies in the early modern period