Kevin Power is Assistant Professor of Literary Practice in the School of English, Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of Bad Day in Blackrock (2008), which was filmed as What Richard Did (2012), directed by Lenny Abrahamson. Kevin is the winner of the 2008 Hennessy XO Award for Emerging Fiction and the 2009 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. In 2013 he completed his PhD in American Literature at University College Dublin. His work has appeared in a range of venues, including The Irish Times, Literary Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Millions, The Dublin Review, Strange Horizons, The Stinging Fly, Banshee, and The Dublin Review of Books. He writes regularly for The Sunday Business Post.