Kiron is a first year PhD student at the University of Sussex in the School of English. His research, which is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, is on fiction that engages the history of encyclopaedic thought and practice, and focuses comparatively on James Joyce, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Roberto Bolaño. In 2015, he will be undertaking a fellowship at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas, researching encyclopaedism in the Joyce, Charles Larson, Don DeLillo, and David Foster Wallace collections.