Emily Holland is a lesbian poet pursuing her MFA at American University. She has been nominated for Best of the Net and two Pushcart Prizes and has poems appearing or forthcoming in publications including Nat. Brut, bedfellows, Wussy, Screen Door Review, and FOLIO. Lineage, her debut chapbook of poems, was released August 2019 from dancing girl press. The chapbook explores queerness, familial lineage, and the South. Emily works at The Writer’s Center where she is the managing editor for Poet Lore.