Luz Mar González-Arias is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department, University of Oviedo. She has published extensively on embodiment and sexuality in the work of contemporary Irish women writers. She has recently contributed to The Routledge Companion to Postcolonial Studies (edited John McLeod), to the volume Opening the Field (edited Christine St. Peter and Patricia Haberstroh), and to the Special Issue that An Sionnach dedicated to Paula Meehan (edited Jody Allen-Randolph). She is currently working on a book-length monograph on the life and work of Irish poet Dorothy Molloy.