book profileSørina Higgins is a Ph.D. student and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University, where she is also a Teacher of Record, Convener of the Modern/Contemporary Research Seminar, and alternate representative from the English Department to the Graduate Student Association. In addition, she serves at Signum University as Chair of the Department of Language and Literature (on leave fall 2018), thesis coordinator, and lead of the TexMoot planning team. Her academic interests include British and Irish Modernism, the works of the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. Sørina earned her M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English, where she wrote about Sehnsucht in the works of C. S. Lewis.

coverHer latest work is an academic essay collection entitled The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain (Apocryphile Press, 2017), winner of the 2018 Mythopoeic Society Inklings Scholarship Award. She wrote the introduction to a new edition of Charles Williams’s Taliessin through Logres (Apocryphile, 2016) and edited and introduced The Chapel of the Thorn by Charles Williams (Apocryphile, 2014). She is also the author of the blog “The Oddest Inkling,” devoted to a systematic study of Charles Williams’ works.

As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, Caduceus (David Robert Books, 2012) & The Significance of Swans (Finishing Line Press, 2008).