Emma Aylor’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Pleiades, Sixth Finch, Barrow Street, Yemassee, and Salt Hill, among other journals, and she is the recipient of Shenandoah’s 2020 Graybeal-Gowan Prize for Virginia Poets. She holds an MFA from the University of Washington and a BA from the College of William & Mary. Raised in Bedford County, Virginia, she currently lives in Seattle.

Photo: Laura Aylor