Dawn Adrienne-Saliba received a Ph.D. in English at Binghamton University and holds an MFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. (She also spent one year of postgraduate studies in Archaeology at the University of Malta.) She has taught Composition, Poetry, Drama, and Creative Writing at such institutions as varied as the City University of New York, Fordham University, and the American University of Phnom Penh. Dawn, writing under the pen-name of dawn zahra, is an award winning poet and playwright whose chapbook, Poems from Angkor, was sold as a fundraiser for the Cambodian RSP Schools. Her forthcoming monograph, King James and the Theater of Witches: Subversion Upon the Jacobean Stage, will be published next year and her current research project investigates theatrical representation and performative liminality in Malta's Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum. She is also currently reworking her children's fantasy musical, Lily in the Forest, into a novel. Dawn's main passion is performing as a spoken word poet and singer-songwriter.