Emily Bloom

Lecturer, Department of English and Comparative Literature

Columbia University

Emily Bloom is the author of The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968 (Oxford University Press, 2016), which was awarded the First Book Prize by the Modernist Studies Association. The book chronicles the emergence of the British Broadcasting Corporation as a significant promotional platform and aesthetic influence for Irish modernism. Her current work examines disability and media in twentieth-century literature. She teaches in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.