Photo credit: Molly Walsh
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. Stay Safe was a finalist for the John A. Robertson Award for Best First Book of Poetry from the Texas Institute of Letters and the Reading the West Book Award in Poetry. Poems from this collection have appeared in The Missouri Review, The Offing, The Paris Review, and The Southern Review, among others. Her essays have also been published 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 Director at the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses. Prior to this, she was the Associate Content & Education Editor at the Academy of American Poets. She was also a co-founder and co-host of Debut Revue, a pandemic reading series celebrating debut poetry collections.