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Emily Skaja

 Emily Skaja's first book, BRUTE, won the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets (Graywolf 2019). Her poems have been published in Best New Poets, Blackbird, and The New York Times Magazine. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Emily is the founding editor of the Poetry Prompt Generator, an online resource for poets and educators. She teaches in the MFA program at the University of Memphis.