Susan Sellers studied in London and Paris, receiving a DEA from the Sorbonne and a PhD from the University of London. While in Paris she worked closely with leading French feminist writers, particularly Hélène Cixous. She is a Professor of English and Related Literature at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, and a life member of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. Her research interests span modernist and contemporary women’s writing, as well as the processes of writing including writers’ drafts, notebooks and diaries. She co-edits the Cambridge edition of Virginia Woolf’s writing for Cambridge University Press.