Jane Tylus is Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Italian and Professor of Comparative Literature at Yale. She is the author of several monographs (Siena, City of Secrets; Reclaiming Catherine of Siena; Writing and Vulnerability in the Late Renaissance) and has translated the complete poetry of Gaspara Stampa and Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici. Her translation of Dacia Maraini’s Chiara di Assisi: Elogio della disobbedienza is forthcoming. She is currently working on a book manuscript called Saying Goodbye in the Renaissance and a collection of essays on accompaniment and translation. She has been General Editor of I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance since 2013.