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School of Culture and Communication

University of Limerick




Creative Writing, in particular the novel, and the intersection of Creative Writing with academic research.

My PhD project, Narrative Strategies for the Representation of Trauma in Fiction: Theory and Practice, explores the possibility that unexploited narrative strategies for the representation of trauma in prose fiction can be found at the duel intersections of critical and creative writing, and theatre and the novel.
Creative Writing: Introduction to Creative Writing (various forms); Fiction (novel and short story).
Novels: Generation (2015) and A History of Running Away (2017), John Murray Press. French translations of both by Cécile Arnaud from Quai Voltaire/La Table Ronde (2017 and 2018 respectively). Reviews available on www.paulamcgrath.com
Short Fiction in gorse, Mslexia, Necessary Fiction and others.
Articles, Reviews, Interviews in Stinging Fly, Irish Times, drb, Eclectica and others.
Academic Publication (Peer Reviewed): ‘No One's from Chicago: Theory and Praxis.’ Emerging Perspectives: Postgraduate Journal in English Studies. Autumn 2014, Vol 5,
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