Sonia Baelo-Allué is Senior Lecturer at the Department of English and German of the University of Zaragoza (Spain) where she currently teaches U.S. Literature and British and American Culture. Her research centres on contemporary U.S. fiction, trauma studies, 9/11 fiction, digital fiction and posthumanism.
Together with Mónica Calvo-Pascual, she is co-I.P. of the research project “Contemporary North-American Fiction and the 4th Industrial Revolution: From Posthumanity to Privation and Social Change” (PID2019-106855GB-I00).
Her more recent publications include the journal articles “Transhumanism, Transmedia and the Serial Podcast: Redefining Storytelling in Times of Enhancement” (in International Journal of English Studies, 19.1. 2019) and “Exhaustion and Regeneration in 9/11 Speculative Fiction: Kris Saknussemm’s ‘Beyond The Flags’” (in Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos, 22. 2018). She has just edited with Mónica Calvo-Pascual Posthumanism and Transhumanism in Twenty-First Century Narrative (Routledge, 2021). She has also published the book Bret Easton Ellis’s Controversial Fiction: Writing between High and Low Culture (Bloomsbury, 2011) and co-edited with Dolores Herrero two books on the representation of trauma in literature: The Splintered Glass: Facets of Trauma in the Post-Colony and Beyond (Rodopi, 2011) and Between the Urge to Know and the Need to Deny: Trauma and Ethics in Contemporary British and American Literature (C. Winter, 2011). From 2013 until 2017 She was the editor of Miscelánea: A Journal of English and American Studies (Literature, Film and Cultural Studies volumes).