Madalina Armie studied English language and literature and earned a master’s degree in the same field in 2014 from the University of Almería. In 2014, she obtained the Patricia Shaw Research Award granted by the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies (AEDEAN). She completed her PhD at the University of Almería in 2019 on the contemporary Irish short story at the turn of the twenty-first century. Her current areas of research include the contemporary Irish short story, Irish contemporary women’s writing, women’s studies, and gender studies. She also has an interest in the use of ICT in education and language teaching methodologies such as gamification or the use and the implementation of literature in the classroom. The author is currently teaching English at the University of Almeria.