Jürgen Pieters is a professor of literature at Ghent University, where he teaches courses on literary theory, the history of poetics and literature and care. He is the author of several books, the most recent of which is Literature and Consolation. Fictions of Comfort (Edinburgh University Press, 2021). He is currently working on a new book on the therapeutic uses of reading and books.
More information: https://research.flw.ugent.be/en/jurgen.pieters