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Emily O'Neill

Emily O'Neill writes and tends bar in Boston. Her debut poetry collection, Pelican, was the inaugural winner of YesYes Books' Pamet River Prize for first and second collections by women and nonbinary authors, as well as the winner of the 2016 Devil's Kitchen Reading Series in  poetry from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Her second full-length collection, a falling knife has no handle, is being published in September. She is the author of five poetry chapbooks: Celeris, You Can't Pick Your Genre, Make a Fist & Tongue The Knuckles, Stag, and Baby on Bar. Her recent poems, stories, and essays have appeared in The Best Indie Lit New England Anthology, Callisto, Cutbank, Dream Pop Press, Entropy, The Journal, Hypertrophic Literary, Little Fiction, Pinwheel, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Redivider, Sugar House Review, Washington Square, and Whiskey Island, among many others. Her poem "de Los Muertos" was selected by Jericho Brown as the winner of Gigantic Sequins' second annual poetry contest. She has edited poetry and nonfiction for Side B Magazine, Printer's Devil Review, and Wyvern Lit.

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