Emma Bolden

Emma Bolden is the author of Maleficae (GenPop Books, 2013) and medi(t)ations, forthcoming from Noctuary Press. Her work has appeared in such journals as The Rumpus, Harpur Palate, Prairie Schooner, Conduit, the Indiana Review, the Greensboro Review, Redivider, Verse, Feminist Studies, The Journal, Guernica, and Copper Nickel.


Writing Outside the Academy: A Discussion, curated by Emma Bolden

    Thousands of students receive undergraduate and graduate degrees in Creative Writing each year. Many pursue careers in academia but face an increasingly difficult job market. According to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs’ 2015-2016 Report on the Academic Job Market, there were 890 academic jobs listed in […]


“WE NEVER LEFT THE ROOM WE MADE OF IT”: MEANING, MATHEMATICS, AND MAGIC IN CASSANDRA SMITH’S U&I

To read u&i, Cassandra Smith’s frustratingly gorgeous and gorgeously frustrating full-length collection of poetry, is to be immersed in an experience that changes you. I began reading for answers; by the end of the collection, I gained not answers but a deeper appreciation of questions themselves. u&i is the perfect […]