Lucy Biederman holds a PhD in English (University of Louisiana-Lafayette) and an MFA in poetry (George Mason University). Her areas of interest include technical and professional writing, creative writing across genres, American women writers, nineteenth-century American literature, and hybrid and experimental writing. Her article on Henry James as a fictional character in recent short stories by Cynthia Ozick and Joyce Carol Oates is forthcoming in The Henry James Review, and her article on experimental autobiographical poems by Bernadette Mayer and Lyn Hejinian is forthcoming in Women’s Studies. Recent creative publications of hers include an essay on Americo Paredes in Ploughshares, an essay on Elizabeth Bishop in Pleiades, and four poems in Conjunctions. Her current research focuses on creative writers’ use of technical writing tropes and techniques.