Aíne Norris (pronounced “AWN-yuh”) grew up in Staunton, Virginia, and received her M.A. in English with a concentration in research from Virginia Commonwealth University.

She has taught composition, American literature, and poetry courses for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana and Pensacola State College in Pensacola, Florida. She currently teaches online for Pensacola State College. Her research primarily explores the lives of forgotten or misrepresented women in literature and American history. In addition to teaching, she is the copyeditor for Metropolitan Universities Journal and does marketing and communications work in higher education.