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A note on my credentials before we begin: I have a Masters degree and am currently pursuing a doctorate (PhD) in English literature. I have been teaching as a TA at university level since 2017, and have run seminars for the…

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Casey Lawrence is a Canadian PhD student of English at Trinity College Dublin. She is the author of two LGBT YA novels, Out of Order and Order in the Court.

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Casey Lawrence

Casey Lawrence

Casey Lawrence is a Canadian PhD student of English at Trinity College Dublin. She is the author of two LGBT YA novels, Out of Order and Order in the Court.

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