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 contributed to The Routledge Companion to Postcolonial Studies (2007), to the volume Opening the Field (2007), and to the Special Issue that An Sionnach dedicated to Paula Meehan (2009). Her latest publication is National Identities and Imperfections in Contemporary Irish Literature (2017).