Press, Awards & Honours

Selected Research Grants

Principal Investigator, C21 Editions: Editing and Publishing in the Digital Age (IRC/W001489/1)
Irish Researcil Council & Arts & Humanities Research Council UK-Ireland Collaboration in the Digital Humanities
Project funding: €269,873 (2022-2025)

Project funding, Cork International Film Festival
Value: €8,311 (2021)

CACSSS Conference Support Fund, University College Cork
Value: €2,000 (2019)

Incubator Grant, Association for Computers and the Humanities
Value: $1,000 (2015)

Penn State University Libraries Innovation Microgrant
Value: $3,000 (2014-2015)

Selected Awards & Honours

Co-author of Who Wrote Wuthering Heights?, in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, recipient of Best Publication involving an Undergraduate Author, UCC Research Awards 2020.

Contributor to The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature, edited by Joseph Tabbi, recipient of the Electronic Literature Organization N. Katherine Hayles Award for Criticism, 2018.

Different Kinds of Life, third-place in the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize 2016.

Rust, shortlisted for the Fish Poetry Prize 2016.

Digital Story Cubes, Europeana Design Challenge finalist, 2015.

The Holy Ground, shortlisted for the Fish Poetry Prize 2015.

Dust & Bones, shortlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize 2014/15.

Shortlisted for the Paul Fortier Prize, Digital Humanities, Lausanne, July 2014

Recipient of an Honorable Mention in the CSDH/SCHN Ian Lancashire Award 2014

Recipient of a High Commendation in the The Charles Macklin Poetry Prize 2013

Recipient of an Honorable Mention in the Global Outlook::Digital Humanities Essay Prize 2013

Recipient of “Best Innovation in an Emerging Space”, Cork County and City Enterprise Boards CIT Prize for Innovation 2010

Plenaries & Guest lectures

Digital Humanities for Literary Studies & Practice
Insight Cultural Analytics Initiative, University College Dublin, December 2021

The Challenges of Digital Humanities
Open in Practice: Inspirations, Strategies and Methods for Open Research, University of Reading, March 2017

The Evolution of E-Lit: Quantitative Approaches
Institute of the Polish Language at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków, December 2016

Algorithmic Criticism as an approach to Electronic Literature
Electronic Literature Lab, Washington State University, Vancouver, January 2016

Exploring Ireland’s Literary Communities
Comparative Literature Luncheon Lecture Series, Pennsylvania State University, November 2014

Making Technology Work for the Humanities: Why, How, and What
Liberal Arts Scholarship and Technology Summit, Pennsylvania State University, September 2014

The Significance of Boring Words: Stylometric Analyses of James Joyce
Queens University Belfast, May 2014

Interviews & Press Coverage

Presley, Nicola, review of Toward a Digital Poetics: Electronic Literature & Literary Games, in C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings 9(1).

Antonielli, Arianna, Navigating Digital Literacy, Literature and Humanities in Irish Society: A first Conversation with James O’Sullivan, in Studi Irlandesi 11, 2021.

Traynor, Jessica, Things Being Various, a review of Courting Katie, in Poetry Ireland Review 126, 2018: 83-86.

Herrmann, J. Berenike, A missing president?, for the ADHO Special Interest Group in Digital Literary Stylistics (SIG-DLS), June 2018.

Lane, Anthony, Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s Concussive Collaboration, in The New Yorker, June 2018.

Geden, Matthew, review of Courting Katie, in Southword 33, 2018.

Discussing stylometry with Seán Moncrieff, Newstalk FM, April 2017.

Horgan, Joseph, Keep going despite the prophets of doom, in Books Ireland, January/February 2017.

Ehrlich, Heyward, Poe in Cyberspace: Have Poe Websites Become an Endangered Species?, in The Edgar Allan Poe Review 17.1, Spring 2016.

Interview with Fabian Sweeney on electronic literature and Holes.