Dr. Yra van Dijk (1970) is full professor of Modern Dutch Literature in a Global Perspective at the University of Leiden. She was part of the HERA-funded collaborative research project ELMCIP, in which she focused on the poetics of digital communities. Her Ph.D. on typography and poetry was published as a Dutch monograph (Vantilt, 2006), and she published volumes on Late-postmodern literature (AUP, 2011) and on Intertextuality (Vantilt, 2012). She is currently coordinating an international research project on Digital Memory of the Shoah, and a minor program in 'Cultural Memory of War and Conflict'. In 2018 Van Dijk published her monograph, Afgrond zonder vangnet on the oeuvre of Arnon Grunberg in the perspective of second generation Shoah-memory and trauma.