Dora E. McQuaid

Dora E. McQuaid is an award-winning poet, activist, speaker and teacher, whose blend of art, emotion and service has earned numerous awards, including a Pennsylvania Governor’s Award, the 2011 New Mexico Woman Writer’s Fellowship from A Room of Her Own Foundation and a 2012 Remarkable Women of Taos, NM honor, among others. Dora’s activism addressing sexual and domestic violence led to her portrait replacing that of former football coach Jerry Sandusky in the Penn State mural. She performs, speaks and teaches internationally, works collaboratively with artists and activists and has published widely. Dora is the author of the scorched earth.

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