Emily Hunt is the author of the poetry collection Dark Green (The Song Cave, 2015), named a standout debut by Publishers Weekly and a must-read poetry debut by Lit Hub. Her work has appeared in the PEN Poetry Series, Hyperallergic, The Iowa Review, TYPO, The Volta, Diagram, and elsewhere. Her honors include the 2012 Iowa Review Poetry Prize and the Deborah Slosberg Memorial Award in Poetry. Hunt is also the author of a book of drawings This Always Happens (Brave Men Press, 2013) and the digital chapbook New Clouds (Floating Wolf Quarterly). She has provided cover art for several poetry collections and illustrations for a range of online publications.
Hunt has taught writing and poetry at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Westfield State University, Omnidawn Publishing, and elsewhere. She was a visiting writer at Reed College in 2015 and at University of California, Santa Cruz in 2016. Hunt has worked at a variety of arts nonprofits and museums and currently serves as the programs manager at the Poetry Society of America. She lives in Brooklyn.