Emily Spencer is a poet. Her poems are published or upcoming in the Kenyon Review, Poetry, Pleiades, Sonora Review, and elsewhere. Spencer studies at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and earned an MFA in poetry from Boston University. Her forthcoming book East Walnut Hills won the Zone 3 Press First Book Award from Austin Peay State University. She was a finalist for the 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. Spencer is the recipient of a Kenyon Review Peter Taylor Teaching Fellowship and Boston University Global Writing Fellowship.