Jennifer Popa earned her Ph.D. in English at Texas Tech University and did her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. While she is from Michigan originally, she made homes for herself in Seattle, Hiroshima, Fairbanks, Austin, and Lubbock, Texas before moving to Erie. When not teaching, Jennifer is busy revising a collection of short stories and puttering her way through a novel. Some of Jennifer's most recent writing can be found at The Florida Review, West Branch, Ninth Letter and Sundog Lit. She can be found at www.jenniferpopa.com.