Emma Hine is the author of Stay Safe, which received the 2019 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and is forthcoming from Sarabande Books. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas, and received a BA in English from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was awarded a Howard Nemerov Writing Scholarship and the Roger Conant Hatch Prize for poetry. She went on to receive an MFA from New York University, where she served as a Starworks Fellow and the layout editor of Washington Square Review. Hine is also certified as a Teaching Primary Sources Coach by Waynesburg University’s Professional Development Providers Institute. Her poetry and essays appear in 32 Poems, Gulf Coast, Guernica Magazine, The Missouri Review, and The Southern Review, among others.