Frances Devlin-Glass is Honorary Associate Professor at Deakin University. She is on the editorial board of the Australasian Journal of Irish Studies and was for some years an editor of the Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature. Her research interests have often focussed on Irish Australian writers, and she was part of the team that produced the Annotated Such is Life; she completed The Annotated Buln-buln and the Brolga, also by Joseph Furphy, as a lone practitioner. With Bill Ashcroft and Lyn McCredden, she co-authored Intimate Horizons: The Post-Colonial Sacred in Australian Literature. She has for 27 years led the team that annually produces the Bloomsday in Melbourne festival which annually generates new theatrical works inspired by James Joyce and his writings (www.bloomsdayinmelbourne.org.au).