Michael Griffin is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Limerick. He is the author of Enlightenment in Ruins: The Geographies of Oliver Goldsmith (2013). He edited an edition of the eighteenth-century Ballymore poet (and influence on Goldsmith) Laurence Whyte in 2016. The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith, which he co-edited with David O’Shaughnessy of Trinity College Dublin, will be published later this year by Cambridge University Press. He will be working for the next several years on a new edition of the collected works of Oliver Goldsmith, also for Cambridge University Press.