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Emma Hine is the author of the debut poetry collection Stay Safe, which received the Kathryn A. Morton Prize and was published by Sarabande Books in January 2021. Poems from this collection have recently appeared or are forthcoming in 32 Poems, Colorado Review, Copper Nickel, The Missouri Review, The Offing, The Paris Review, and The Southern Review, among others. Her essays have also been published or are forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, 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, where she edits the Teach This Poem series. 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.