Laurie Jean Cannady has published an array of articles and essays on poverty in America, community and domestic violence, and women’s issues. She has also spoken against sexual assault in the military at West Point. Her memoir, Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul, will be published November 2015 with Etruscan Press. Dr. Cannady currently resides in Central Pennsylvania with her husband, Chico Cannady, and their three children. She currently teaches English at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.