Emily Spencer is a writer. Her poetry is published in Kenyon Review, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She studied at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and earned an MFA from Boston University. A former high school teacher for Boston Public Schools, she is the associate director of the Iowa Youth Writing Project. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio. Spencer is the recipient of a Kenyon Review Summer Writers Workshop Fellowship, Boston University Global Writing Fellowship, and Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop Teaching Fellowship.