Brian Cliff

Brian Cliff is Assistant Professor in the School of English at Trinity College Dublin, where he has also directed the Irish Studies degree, and lives in Berkeley with his family the rest of the year. His most recent work is Irish Crime Fiction, a study published this spring. He has also published essays on Irish writers including John Connolly, Tana French, Paul Muldoon, Martin McDonagh, and Deirdre Madden, and has co-edited “Synge and Edwardian Ireland” and a reprint of Emma Donoghue’s “Hood.” In November 2013, he co-organized “Irish Crime Fiction: A Festival” in Dublin, which featured 18 Irish and Irish-American crime novelists. He is currently working on a book about community and contemporary Irish writing.

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