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.
Nothing Ever Just Disappears, a new history of seven queer lives and the places that made them, will be published by Allen Lane in 2023.