Sylvie Mikowski is Professor of Irish and English Studies at the University of Reims-Champagne-Ardenne (France). Her main interests are the contemporary Irish novel and popular culture. Her main publications include Le Roman irlandais Contemporain, The Book in Ireland, Memory and History in France and Ireland, Irish Women Writers, Ireland and Popular Culture, Popular Culture Today, The Circulation of Popular Culture between Ireland and the USA, Ireland: Spectres and Chimeras. She has also published numerous book chapters and articles on various contemporary Irish writers, such as John McGahern, William Trevor, Colum McCann, Patrick McCabe, Roddy Doyle, Deirdre Madden, Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright, etc. She served as literary editor of the French journal of Irish Studies Études Irlandaises and is currently President of the SOFEIR, the French Society of Irish Studies. A member of the board of EFACIS, she is also review editor for RISE (Review of Irish Studies in Europe).