Aíne Norris (pronounced “AWN-yuh”) is a college instructor of composition, poetry, and American literature, and currently teaches at Northern Virginia Community College. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.A. (2004) and M.A. (2016) in English and research, and is a first-year doctoral student in the Department of English at Old Dominion University. Her research explores the lives of forgotten or misrepresented women in literature and American history.