María Xesús Nogueira has a Ph.D. in Galician literature and works as an Associate Professor at the University of Santiago
de Compostela. She has specialized in Álvaro Cunqueiro’s fiction, contemporary poetry, and women’s writing. Nogueira is the
author of Soñadores e famila. Os personaxes na narrativa de Cunqueiro (2009), Álvaro Cunqueiro. Narrativa curta.
Antoloxía (1997), and Os outros feirantes de Álvaro Cunqueiro (1993). She was a contributor to Historia da literatura
galega (1997) and A Literatura desde 1936 ata hoxe: poesía e teatro (2001). Her articles have appeared in numerous
journals, including Grial, Anuario de Estudos Literarios Galegos, and Boletín Galego de Literatura, and she
has collaborated with Consello da Cultura, A Nosa Terra, and Radio Galega.
Laura Lojo is Associate Professor of
English literature and language at the University of Santiago de Compostela and has a Ph.D. in Virginia Woolf’s writing. Lojo
is the author of Introduction to Virginia Woolf’s Short Fiction (2003), and is co-editor of Writing Bonds: Irish
and Galician Contemporary Women Poets (2009). She has also published book chapters and articles in literary journals on
various topics, such as the reception of British modernism in Spanish-speaking countries, Irish women’s poetry, women’s studies,
and comparative literature.
Manuela Palacios is Associate Professor of English at the University of Santiago de Compostela
in Spain, where she obtained her Ph.D. in Modernist literature and the visual arts. She has directed two research projects
on contemporary Irish and Galician women writers that have been funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation,
and she has co-edited two books on this topic: Palabras extremas (2008) and Writing Bonds (2009). Her other
publications include translations of European poetry and narrative, monographs on Virginia Woolf’s pictorial imagery, Shakespeare’s
Richard III, and articles on ecocriticism.