publications and appearances



Beth’s teaching and research focus on theater and an interdisciplinary range of Irish Studies, from revivalist drama to contemporary crime fiction. She is the author of The Urban Plays of the Early Abbey Theatre, editor of The Contemporary Irish Detective Novel, and co-editor (with Brian Cliff) of the Edgar Award-nominated Guilt Rules All: Irish Mystery, Detective, and Crime Fiction. She teaches in New York, and is currently completing a monograph on the theater of Wallace Shawn.



NY/Tri-State Sisters in Crime

Date: March 20, 2021

Time: 14:00-15:30

Location: Zoom

A St. Patrick’s Week celebration of Irish crime writing, co-hosted by the NY chapter of Sisters in Crime, featuring Jane Casey, Brian Cliff, Arlene Hunt, and Liz Nugent. Panel discussion and Q&A. Zoom link available on Twitter @NYSinC, the NY/Tri-State Sisters in Crime website, and Saturday, March 20 from 2-3:30pm EST.


For queries on public talks, editorial or indexing services, and literary festival curating:

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