Mihaela Moscaliuc is the author of the poetry collections Father Dirt and Immigrant Model and the translator of Romanian poet Carmelia Leonte’s The Hiss of the Viper. Moscaliuc's essays have appeared in History of the Literary Cultures in East-Central Europe: Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Orient and Orientalisms in American Poetry and Poetics, The Task of Un-Masking: Essays on Poetry and Race, and Globalizing Cultures: Theories and Paradigms Revisited. She received her Ph.D. from University of Maryland, her M.F.A. from New England College, and her M.A. from Salisbury University. Moscaliuc is an assistant professor of English at Monmouth University and is on the core faculty of Drew University's MFA Program in Poetry and Poetry in Translation.