Heather Ingman is Adjunct Professor in the School of English, Trinity College, Dublin. She also lectures in the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies in Trinity. Her teaching and research interests lie in women's writing, particularly Irish women's writing, and she participated in a five-year project supported by the British Academy studying women’s writing as part of a European fabric. Book publications include Women’s Fiction Between the Wars: Mothers, Daughters and Writing (Edinburgh University Press, 1998), Twentieth-Century Fiction by Irish Women (Ashgate, 2007), A History of the Irish Short Story (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Book chapters include ‘Religion and the Occult in Women’s Modernism’ in the Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers ed. Maren Linett (Cambridge University Press, 2010), ‘Mothers and Daughters in Irish novels’ in Women’s Writing in Western Europe: Gender, Generation and Legacy edited by Adalgisa Georgio and Julia Waters (Cambridge Scholars, 2007) and ‘Kate O’Brien’ in Identity and Cultural Translation: Writing across the Borders of Englishness edited by Macedo and Pereira (Peter Lang, 2006). She has published numerous articles and reviews on women’s writing in academic journals and regularly gives conference papers on aspects of women’s writing.