Emilia Phillips is the author of the two poetry collections Signaletics (2013) and Groundspeed (forthcoming in early 2016) from the University of Akron Press and three chapbooks including Bestiary of Gall (Sundress Publications, 2013) and Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike (Bull City Press, 2014). Her poetry appears in Agni, Crazyhorse, Green Mountains Review, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, Poetry, West Branch Wired, and elsewhere. She’s the recipient of fellowships to the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, U.S. Poets in Mexico, and Vermont Studio Center; the 2012 Poetry Prize from The Journal; and the 2013–2014 Emerging Writer Lectureship from Gettysburg College. She serves as a staff member of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and as a prose editor of 32 Poems. She lives in Richmond, Virginia where she teaches creative writing and literature at Virginia Commonwealth University.