Richard Kearney holds the Seelig Chair of Philosophy at Boston College and has authored many books on imagination including: Poétique du Possible (1984), The Wake of Imagination (1987), Poetics of Imagining: Modern and Postmodern (1992), and Poetics of Modernity: The Hermeneutic Imagination (1994). He has also written several books on the ‘monstrous’ as limit and limitation of the human, most notably Strangers Gods and Monsters (2002) and On Stories (2003). Richard is a published novelist and poet and co-author of several multi-media performances with Boston artist, Sheila Gallagher, most recently, Twinsome Minds (2016) and Wounds into Scars  (2018).