Emily Temple holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MFA in fiction from the University of Virginia, where she was a Henry Hoyns fellow and the recipient of a Henfield Prize. She served as the Editor-in-Chief for Meridian and has taught creative and critical writing at both high school and university levels. Her work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Colorado Review, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, Indiana Review, Fairy Tale Review, Sonora Review, Sycamore Review, No TokensTerritory, and elsewhere. She was named a finalist for the Calvino Prize by Robert Coover. She is a senior editor at Literary Hub and lives primarily in a queen-sized bed in Brooklyn.