Emily Mohn-Slate (she/her) is a poet, essayist, and teacher. She is the author of THE FALLS, winner of the 2019 New American Poetry Prize (New American Press, 2020) and FEED, winner of the 2018 Keystone Chapbook Prize (Seven Kitchens Press). Her poems and essays have appeared in AGNI, New Ohio Review,Racked,Muzzle Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. She teaches high school English by day and poetry workshops by night for the Madwomen in the Attic at Carlow University. She lives with her family in Pittsburgh, PA and is probably trying to write while being interrupted to be in a puppet show or to find a purple marker.