Meriah Crawford is a teacher, writer, and editor with an MFA in creative writing and a PhD in literature and criticism. She has taught at VCU since Fall 2006. Prior to that, her experience includes systems and business analysis, software testing and coding, technical writing and editing, graphic design, and project management at companies including Microsoft and Dominion. She also has over twelve years of experience as a private investigator.
Her writing includes literary fiction as well as mystery, fantasy, and science fiction, and she has collaborated with other authors, as well as with artists and musicians. Her scholarly work has included encyclopedia entries about Virginia authors, a hypermedia analysis of part of James Joyce’s Ulysses, and a re-definition of point of view, with particular focus on the second person.