- Professor, English University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, since 1999. Senior lecturer, English University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1993—1998. Editor, welsh women's classics Honno Press, Aberystwyth, since 1996.
- Author: (literary criticism) Pur fel y Dur Welsh-language book on Nineteenth-Century Welsh women's writing (Board of Celtic Studies Ellis Griffith Prize and Mrs L. W. Davies Bequest, 1999), A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb. Editor: (short story anthology) A View across the Valley: Short Stories by Women from Wales 1850-1950, (essay collection) Our Sisters' Land: The Changing Identities of Women in Wales, (feminist essay collection) Out of the Margins: Women's Studies in the Nineties.
Born September 26, 1951