Moriah L. Purdy is a poet and academic professional currently living on Maryland’s Eastern Shore where she is the Assistant Director of the Writing Center at Washington College and a lecturer in the departments of English and Education. She received an MFA from George Mason University in 2010. Her collaborative project with the ceramic artist Stephanie Rozene, Simultaneous Contrast, has been featured in an exhibit entitled DIS Arming Domesticity, curated by Gail Brown. Her poems have also been featured or are forthcoming in journals such as DIAGRAM, Marginalia, and Word For/Word. Her blog can be found at http://moriahlpurdy.wordpress.com.