https://contemporaryirishlit.wordpress.com/2021/05/21/reading-contemporary-irish-literature-cover-to-cover/ I have a …a piece? A few paragraphs. A segment! In this new compilarticle* from the truly excellent folks at Contemporary Irish Literature. It’s a nice piece and well worth a read (although I’ll have to come back to Taylor Allgeier-Follett’s bit on A Ghost in the Throat because it’s sitting on my to-read… Read More Judging Books by Covers
I’ve got a new piece, adapted from the ‘coda’ that concluded my PhD, published in Alluvium which is a journal I’ve long admired. It’s a very wee academic article so if you’d like to see the sort of thing I spent, oh, several years of my life furrowing my brow about, give it a look.… Read More From the Ashes: The Celtic Phoenix, Anna Burns’ “Milkman” and Sally Rooney’s “Normal People”
It’s in. It’s done. It’s in it’s done it’s gone it’s through it’s over…
Again. … Read More Hardcover
I’ve just had my second academic article published, and the first which draws directly on my PhD research. In this piece I position Anakana Schofield’s depictions of damaged consciousness in Malarky and (particularly) Martin John within a broader modernist tradition, drawing particularly on the theoretical work of Marshall Berman. I’m really pleased to have an article C21,… Read More Journal article on Anakana Schofield
My first academic publication is now available to read online. The article is called ‘The War on Terroir’, and you’ll be pleased to know that I call my own title ‘conventionally wearisome’ in the first two paragraphs of the paper. This builds upon my conference presentation lasdt year at the University of Malta, on the… Read More Journal article on the Southern Reach – first academic publication!
Second (of three) vlogs about my first academic conference presentation. … Read More PhD Vlog 6: Vlogging Valletta
I am tired, contented, and in Malta.
I came here to talk about some books.… Read More In Malta
I know I keep tediously referencing it in my pseudo-amusing subtitles…but these really do take quite a while to make.
Probably because I keep adding pseudo-amusing subtitles.… Read More English Literature PhD Vlog 3: Applications
Hi all! Last night I got around to recording my second PhD vlog, which you can watch below. I know that ‘the first week’ doesn’t sound like a very different title to ‘beginning my PhD’, but I wanted to record some of the confusion that I’ve felt in response to the blank slate of beginning… Read More English Literature PhD vlog 2 – The First Week
My first vlog as a PhD candidate in Edinburgh!… Read More English Literature PhD Vlog 1: Beginning my PhD