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. In addition to teaching, she is the copyeditor for Metropolitan Universities Journal and does marketing and communications work in higher education.