Chris is a second-year PhD candidate in An Foras Feasa at Maynooth University, working under the supervision of Professor Susan Schreibman. His research investigates the resurgence of modernist aesthetics within the novels of contemporary novelists such as Anne Enright, Eimear McBride, Tom McCarthy and Will Self and research involves reaching a definition of literary style through the use of neural networks.
Chris received his B.A. in English Studies from Trinity College Dublin in 2014 and his MPhil in Digital Humanities and Culture, also from Trinity, in 2015. He has had fiction published in Gorse, 404INK, The Galway Review and The Bohemyth. His short story, ‘Paddy Likes to Know’ was shortlisted for the Penguin Ireland Short Story Prize in 2017.
He blogs about literature at https://analoguehumanist.wordpress.com/