Starting in 2013, The Modern Dickens Project is an initiative of Simpson College under the Simpson College Press EMERGE team. Donations for the program can be identified as part of your giving to Simpson College. To discuss how you can volunteer your time, please contact Chris Draper (

Editorial Board:

The Editorial Board is responsible for selecting winning entries each month.  The Editorial Board will narrow the field of submissions using the provided abstracts, selecting full submissions for review based on which abstracts are the most intriguing and relevant.

Corporate Information

Initial funding for the The Modern Dickens Project has come through The Modern Dickens Foundation, an Iowa Nonprofit Corporation pursuing tax exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service Code.