Emily Van KleyUSAWriting2018

Kley’s collection, The Cold and the Rust, was awarded the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize from Persea Books. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets, Best American Poetry, and numerous other publications. Also the recipient of the Iowa Review Award, the Florida Review Editor’s Award, and the Loraine Williams Poetry Prize, Emily lives with her partner in Olympia, Washington, where she teaches and performs aerial acrobatics.