Naila Moreira, photo by Jeep Wheat
Naila Moreira, photo by Jeep Wheat

Naila Moreira, Writer-In-Residence Emeritus, served from 2015-2018. Naila is an essayist, poet, and science journalist. Her work frequently focuses on themes of science and nature, drawing on her past experiences in the sciences, including her doctoral work in geology. Her articles and essays, including nonfiction for children, have been published numerous venues, including The Boston Globe, The Seattle Times, Science News, The Common Online, and Science News for Students. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Gorgeous Infidelities, an art book published by Impossible Dream Editions in collaboration with internationally recognized photographer Paul Ickovic. She works at Smith College as a lecturer in the English Department and a writing instructor in the Jacobson Writing Center, and teaches a science and nature writing course for high school girls in Smith’s Summer Science and Engineering Program. She recently completed her first children’s novel and is at work on a novel for adults.

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