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Emma Hine is a poet, writer, and freelance editor.  Her debut poetry collection, Stay Safe, received the Kathryn A. Morton Prize and is forthcoming from Sarabande Books in January 2021. Poems from this collection have recently appeared or are forthcoming in 32 Poems, Colorado ReviewCopper NickelThe Missouri Review, The OffingThe Paris Review, and The Southern Review, among others. Her essays have also been published in Guernica Magazine and Poets & Writers.

Hine received an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from New York University, where she served as a Starworks Fellow and as the layout editor of Washington Square Review. She also holds a BA in English from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was awarded a Howard Nemerov Writing Scholarship and the Roger Conant Hatch Prize for poetry. 


She currently serves as the Communications Manager at the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses and the Education Content Specialist at the Academy of American Poets. Prior to this, she was the Associate Content & Education Editor at the Academy of American Poets. She is also a co-founder and co-host of Debut Revue, a virtual reading series celebrating debut poetry collections.

She is represented by Julia Eagleton at Janklow & Nesbit and is currently working on a novel.

© 2018 by Emma Hine. Cover art is Rope Bridge, Carrick-a-Rede. County Antrim, Ireland from the Library of Congress.