Margot Douaihy, Ph.D. candidate (Lancaster University), has taught at Marywood University, Franklin Pierce University, and the Studio at Colton (Creative Alliance of New Orleans). She received her Master’s degree in Writing from Goldsmiths, University of London, and Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh. Her books include the forthcoming collection Scranton Lace (Clemson University Press), the Lambda Literary Finalist Girls Like You (Clemson University Press) and I Would Ruby If I Could (Factory Hollow Press). She is the Editor of Northern New England Review, published annually by Franklin Pierce University, and the Editorial Director of NewBay Media's EDUwire, AV Technology, and Tech Manager Today. Douaihy's writings have been featured in PBS NewsHour, Colorado Review, Madison Review, South Carolina Review, Adirondack Review, Wisconsin Review, The Sow's Ear Poetry Review, The Tishman Review, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The New Guard Literary Review, Bloodstone Review, Tupelo Press 30/30, The Common by Amherst College, Soundings East by Salem State University, Big Bridge, Mic, Nottingham Writer's Studio, Sight Into Sound, Ducts, Nth Position, Catamaran Literary ReaderThe Moth Magazine, The Four Quarters Magazine, Belle Reve Literary Journal, and The Pittsburgh Poetry Houses. She is a founding member of the Creative Writing Studies Organization and an active member of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs and the Modern Language Association of America.