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An All Emily Reading

Join us for a night of Emilys, featuring

* * Emily Brandt * *
* * Emily Hockaday * *
* * Emily Hyland * *
* * Emily Moore * *
* * Emilia Phillips * *
* * Emily Yoon * *
* * Emily Present * *
* * Emily Skillings * *

Emily Brandt is the author of the chapbooks ManWorld (dancing girl press) and Behind Teeth (Full Court Books). She’s a founding editor of No, Dear magazine, teaches in Brooklyn, and can be found

Emily Alta Hockaday is the author of two chapbooks: What We Love and Will Not Give Up, (forthcoming, Dancing Girl Press) and Starting a Life (Finishing Line Press). She cohosts the Rekover Reading Series in Greenpoint and can be found @E_Hockaday or

Emily Hyland lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York. Presently, she is a yoga instructor and owner of EMILY restaurant in Clinton Hill. Before this career shift, she was a high school English teacher in some of the city's most high-needs schools; a lot of her recent poetry is inspired by that experience. Emily completed her MFA at Brooklyn College in 2006 and has published poems in the Brooklyn Review, The Awakenings Review, Sixfold, and Stretching Panties and is working to publish her collection of poetry about the reality of teaching in NYC.

Emily Moore's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and the mouth of her five month old who is, regrettably, not named Emily.

Emilia Phillips is the author of the two poetry collections Signaletics (2013) and Groundspeed (forthcoming March 2016) from the University of Akron Press and three chapbooks. 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 lives in Richmond, Virginia where she teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University and edits the 32 Poems Prose Feature interviews.

Emily Present used to pretend she was named after the little girl, Emily in Clifford the Big Red Dog. Now she's a poet and co-editor

Emily Skillings is a dancer and a poet. She is the author of two chapbooks: Backchannel (Poor Claudia) and Linnaeus: The 26 Sexual Practices of Plants (forthcoming from No, Dear/ Small Anchor Press). She lives in Brooklyn, where she is a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative.

Emily Yoon is a Korean-Canadian poet. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the Iris N. Spencer Poetry Awards – Early Years Anthology, Punchnel’s,Tinderbox Poetry Journal, TAYO Literary Magazine, Sugared Water, and elsewhere. She received her BA at the University of Pennsylvania and is currently an MFA candidate at New York University, where she serves as a Starworks Fellow and Co-Award Editor for the Washington Square Review.