Anne K. Phillips is an associate professor specializing in children's and adolescent literature at Kansas State University. She is the co-editor with Gregory Eiselein of The Louisa May Alcott Encyclopedia and The Norton Critical Edition of Little Women. She has published in Children's Literature, Children's Literature Association Quarterly, and The Lion and the Unicorn, among other academic venues. She has also served as President of the Children's Literature Association and the Chair of the Children's Literature Division of the Modern Language Association. She is currently an Associate Editor of the Children's Literature Association Quarterly.