Emily Schulten is the author of Rest in Black Haw. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Colorado Review, The Missouri Review, and Tin House, among others. Schulten earned her MA from Western Kentucky University and her PhD from Georgia State University. She received the 2016 Erskine J. Prize for Poetry and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She is a professor of English and creative writing at The College of the Florida Keys.