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 teaches composition and American literature at Pensacola State College in Pensacola, Florida. 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.