Diarmuid Hester is a research fellow in English at the University of Cambridge. His writing has appeared in The New Inquiry, n+1, and the Irish Times, and others. His first book, WRONG: A Critical Biography of Dennis Cooper was published in 2020 by the University of Iowa Press. Diarmuid is a 2020 BBC New Generation Thinker, and his work for radio has been featured on BBC Radio 3 and Ireland’s RTÉ Radio 1. He is working on a book about disappearing queer spaces.