Emily Spencer is the author of East Walnut Hills, winner of the Zone 3 Press First Book Award and finalist for the Ohioana Book Award. Her writing has been featured in the Kenyon Review, POETRY, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and was a Boston University global writing fellow as well as a finalist for the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg fellowship. Spencer is currently a visiting assistant professor at Miami University.