Emily Spencer’s poetry is published or upcoming in Kenyon Review, Pleiades, English Journal, and elsewhere. She was an MFA candidate at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and earned an MFA from Boston University. Spencer is the recipient of a Kenyon Review Peter Taylor Teaching Fellowship and Boston University Global Writing Fellowship. Her work in PromptPress will be on exhibit with The Center for Afrofuturist Studies. A former teacher for Boston Public Schools, she is the associate director of the Iowa Youth Writing Project.