Maria McGarrity

Fulbright-Queen's University Belfast Scholar Award (Irish Literature)- Modern Literature

Maria McGarrity is Professor of English at Long Island University in Brooklyn. She has published two monographs, Washed by the Gulf Stream: the Historic and Geographic Relation of Irish and Caribbean Literature (Delaware, 2008) and Allusions in Omeros (Florida, 2015) as well as two co-edited collections, Irish Modernism and the Global Primitive (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and Caribbean Irish Connections (University of the West Indies Press, 2015).  She is currently completing her new book, Modern Irish Literature and the Primitive Sublime  (Routledge).