Stephen Butler is Lecturer in English (Modern Fiction) at Ulster University. His research focuses on crime fiction, modern Irish writing and global literature and has published widely on these topics. He co-edited John Banville and his Precursors (Bloomsbury, 2019), The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Literature (2020) and Crime Fiction: A Critical Casebook (Peter Lang, 2018).

s.butler@ulster.ac.uk