Literary Critic and Cultural Historian; UKRI Future Leaders Fellow, Queen’s University Belfast
Alison Garden is a literary critic and cultural historian, and a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast. Her criticism, essays, reviews and interviews have been published in The Tangerine, Textual Practice, Contemporary Women’s Writing, Al Jazeera, The Irish Times, the Guardian, RTÉ and elsewhere. She recently worked with the BBC to produce a series of short programmes ahout four novels of love and danger written during the Northern Ireland conflict. Her first book, The Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement, 1899-2016, was published by Liverpool University Press in 2020. She is writing her next book, Love Across the Divide: Desire and Colonial Culture in Northern Ireland, 1970-Present.