Dr Anne Karhio is a researcher in digital literature, culture and contemporary poetry. She is a graduate of the University of Helsinki and National University of Ireland in Galway, and has studied and worked in a number of institutions in Finland, Ireland, Norway and France. She is currently a researcher in the Irish Research Council –funded project “Republic of Conscience: Human Rights and Modern Irish Poetry” at the Moore Institute, NUI Galway, and also contributes to research in the European Research Council -funded “Machine Vision” project in Digital Culture, University of Bergen, Norway. She is the author of Slight Return: Paul Muldoon’s Poetics of Space (Peter Lang, 2016), and co-editor of Crisis and Contemporary Poetry (Palgrave MacMillan, 2011). She has published widely on contemporary Irish poetry, digital literature and art, and the aesthetics of space, place and landscape. Her most recent research project, “Virtual Landscapes: New Media Technologies and the Poetics of Place in Recent Irish Poetry” was co-funded by the Irish Research Council and the European Commission via Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions.