Emily Lawson

Emily Lawson is a 28-year-old poet and stage III colon cancer survivor. A PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of British Columbia, she is a former Poe/Faulkner Fellow in poetry at the University of Virginia, where she taught poetry and served as editor for Meridian. Her poems and lyric essays appear or are forthcoming in Sixth Finch, Adroit, Indiana Review, Waxwing, THRUSH, Muzzle, DIAGRAM, BOAAT, and elsewhere. Her pushcart-nominated fiction appears in BOOTH.