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Research Awards


Vice-Chancellor Research Scholarship 2015-2018;
Graduate Research Bursary 2018, Association of Canadian Studies Ireland;
NeMLA Graduate Travel Award 2018;
Broaden Horizons Travel Bursary 2017;
NeMLA Graduate Travel Award 2016;
Ryerson Graduate Scholarship 2013-2014

Conference Presentations

"Towards a Feminist Poetics of Interruption in Irish Book-Length Poetry”, American Conference for Irish Studies, University College Cork, June 2018

"Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon", Roundtable with Lucy Collins, Ailbhe Darcy, and Kathy D'Arcy, American Conference for Irish Studies, University College Cork, June 2018

“Broken Sequence and Creative Practice: Towards a Feminist Poetics of Interruption in Twenty-first Century Book-Length Poetry”, Northeast Modern Languages Association, University of Pittsburgh, April 2018

"Speaking to the Masses? The 'Newspaper Landscape' in Claudia Rankine's Citizen: An American Lyric and Other 21st Century Book-Length Poetries" 
American Comparative Literature Association, July 2017, Utrecht University

"From Poetry to People Power: Forms of 'Action' in Contemporary Rhetorical Poetries", Co-Chair & Panelist, 48th Annual NeMLA Convention, March 2017, Baltimore

"Putting Theory into Practice: Creating Knowledge in Book-Length Postmodern Poetics", Writing Between The Lines Conference: Creative Writing as Research Methodology, September 2016, Cardiff Metropolitan University

"C. D. Wright’s One with Others and Contemporary Bardic Poetry" 
61st IBAAS Conference, April 2016, Queens University Belfast

Convenor and panelist, "Canada in Ireland", reading with Kathleen McCracken, Julie Morrissy, Connie Voisine & Dimitra Xidous , ACSI 18th Biennial Conference, May 2016, Maynooth University

"Explorations of Identity and Individuation in Contemporary Irish Poetry" 
47th Annual NeMLA Convention, March 2016, Hartford, Connecticut

Teaching

Visiting Writer, Graduate Seminar ‘Building a Career as a Writer’,
MA/MFA in Creative Writing, University College Dublin, September 2018

Visiting Writer, Graduate Seminar ‘Journal & Book Publishing’,
MA/MFA in Creative Writing, University College Dublin, November 2017

Guest Instructor, Writing & Publishing, ENG 510 (Dr Kathleen McCracken) 
School of English & History, Ulster University, Coleraine, October 2017

Guest Instructor, Poetry Workshop on the Object Poem
Writing & Editing, ENG 307 (Dr Liam Campbell)
School of English & History, Ulster University, Coleraine, April 2017

Guest Lecturer, "Rhetorical Poetry: Past & Present" 
Writing & Editing, ENG 307 (Dr Liam Campbell)
School of English & History, Ulster University, Coleraine, April 2017

Visiting Writer, Graduate Seminar ‘Writing & Publishing’,
MA/MFA in Creative Writing, University College Dublin, March 2017

Guest Instructor (with Dr Susan Cahill), Workshop: Writing Conference Proposals
School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montréal, March 2017

Teaching Assistant, Elements of Criticism, ENG 101 (Dr. Frank Ferguson)
School of English & History, Ulster University, Coleraine, Sept - December 2016

Guest Instructor (for Paul Perry), Graduate Poetry Workshop on Erasure in Poetics
School of English, Drama & Film,  University College Dublin, February 2015

Guest Instructor (for Paul Perry), Graduate Poetry Workshop on duende in Poetics
School of English, Drama & Film,  University College Dublin, November 2014

Substitute Instructor (for Hoa Nguyen), Creative Writing Workshop
Department of English, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, June 2014

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Non-Fiction ENG 208 (Dr. Dale Smith)
Department of English, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, January to May 2014

Guest Lecturer, Languages of Persuasion ENG520 (Dr. Colleen Derkatch)
Department of English, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, March 2014

Guest Instructor (with Paul Perry)
Graduate Poetry Workshop on Mimesis in Poetics
School of English, Drama & Film,  University College Dublin, February 2014