Christodoulos Makris is “one of Ireland’s leading contemporary explorers of experimental poetics” (The RTÉ Poetry Programme). He has published several books, pamphlets, artists’ books and other poetry objects, including The Architecture of Chance (Wurm Press, 2015) – a poetry book of the year at RTÉ Arena and 3:AM Magazine. One of Poetry Ireland’s ‘Rising Generation’ poets, he has presented his work widely with support from The Arts Council of Ireland, Culture Ireland, the European Commission, The British Council and other institutions. He is currently Writer-in-Residence at National University of Ireland, Maynooth, with other recent residencies and commissions including StAnza Festival, European Capital of Culture, Irish Writers Centre, and Irish Museum of Modern Art. His next book this is no longer entertainment: A Documentary Poem is forthcoming from Dostoyevsky Wannabe press in March 2019. He is co-director of Dublin’s multidisciplinary performance series Phonica, and the poetry editor at gorse journal and associated imprint Gorse Editions.