2017:

'Maybe rather than approaching history as temporal, we should approach it as spatial', a conversation with Danielle Dutton: from Catapult

2016:

 

'There is no way to be that corresponds with how we think, what we believe', on the gap between actions and ideals, from: The Irish Times

 

'Lizzie's views on personal relationships were shaped by economic considerations', on love and money, from: The Guardian

 

'Engels painted an uncertain picture about which class he believed he belonged to', on class consciousness, from: The Irish Times

 

 

2015:

 

'The row that the men have in early 1863 is especially illuminating', on what the Marx-Engels letters don't say, from: Literary Hub 

 

'I don’t know what "me" is, if not a performance', on writing from the perspective of a 19th-century woman, from: Publishers Weekly

 

'Their own voices remain absent from the record', on what history has left out, from: The Irish Times

 

'There is no novel that is more historical than another', on the relationship between individual lives and history in fiction, from: Center for Fiction

 

'It reveals the depth of experience that is true rest', on the music that influenced Mrs Engels, from: largehearted boy