Mihaela Moscaliuc was born and raised in Romania. She is the author of three poetry collections—Cemetery Ink (2021) and Immigrant Model (2010), both from the University of Pittsburgh Press, and Father Dirt (Alice James Books, 2010). She is the translator of Liliana Ursu’s Clay and Star (Etruscan Press, 2019) and Carmelia Leonte’s The Hiss of the Viper (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2014); editor of Insane Devotion: On the Writing of Gerald Stern (Trinity University Press, 2016); and co-editor of Border Lines: Poems of Migration (Knopf, 2020). She is the recipient of two Glenna Luschei Awards from Prairie Schooner, residency fellowships from Chateau de Lavigny (Switzerland), Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and MacDowell, an Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and a Fulbright fellowship. She is the translation editor for Plume and associate professor of English and Graduate Program Directors (M.A. English) at Monmouth University. Her Instagram is @mdmoscaliuc.