Jane Goldman was born in the Scottish borders and raised in Northumberland and South Yorkshire. A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, she has taught at the Universities of Edinburgh and Dundee, and is currently Reader in English Literature at the University of Glasgow, where she lectures on modernism and the avant-garde; poetry and poetics, and gender, sexuality and feminism. In 2006 she won second prize in the English Association Fellows’ Poetry Competition. Her poetry has appeared in Scree, Textualities, New Writing Dundee and InterLlitQ among other publications. She has also performed at a number of venues and stages across the UK.
The pamphlet Border Thoughts (Sufficient Place), Goldman’s first collection, was published in 2014. She has also published a number of books on Virginia Woolf, and on modernism and the avant-garde, and is a General Editor of the Cambridge University Press Edition of the works of Virginia Woolf.