Emily Pittinos is a Great Lakes poet and essayist currently living in Boise, ID. A dedicated teaching-writer, she works as an Adjunct Professor at Boise State University, a High School Poetry Instructor at Interlochen Arts Camp, a Writers in the Schools Teacher with The Cabin, and an Associate Editor for Poetry Northwest. Pittinos received her MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, where she served as the Senior Fellow in Poetry. A 2018-19 finalist for The Jake Adam York Prize (Copper Nickel & Milkweed Editions) and The National Poetry Series, her recent work appears, or will soon appear, in Beloit Poetry Journal, Denver Quarterly, Michigan Quarterly Review, New England Review, Ninth Letter, The Adroit Journal, and elsewhere.