Irina Dumitrescu

Irina Dumitrescu is a professor of medieval English literature at the University of Bonn and the author of The Experience of Education in Anglo-Saxon Literature (Cambridge, 2018). She has written for The New York Times, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, Yale Review, Southwest Review, Aeon, The Atlantic, Politico Europe, and the Washington Post. Her essays have been reprinted in Best American Essays 2016, Best Food Writing 2017, Wine Reads: A Literary Anthology of Wine Writing, and Longreads. Her work can be found at