Andrea Quaid’s (B.A., M.F.A., Antioch University, Ph.D. University of California Santa Cruz) is a writer and educator. Her work focuses on poetry and poetics, pedagogy, and feminist studies. She is co-editor of Acts + Encounters, a collection of works about experimental writing and community. Currently, she is editing a forthcoming publication on feminist poetics and pedagogy. She is also co-series founder and editor of Palgrave Studies in Contemporary Women’s Writing. Publications include albeit, American Book Review, BOMBlog, Feminist Spaces, Jacket2, Lana Turner, LIT and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She lives in Los Angeles and curates RAD! Residencies with Harold Abramowitz at the Poetic Research Bureau. She teaches in the Bard College Language & Thinking Program and in the Critical Studies Department at California Institute of the Arts.