Emily Jones grew up in the far north, on the prairie, and by the sea. Her poems have been in Vallum, Mandorla, Denver Quarterly, White Wall Review, among other publications. She has coordinated exhibitions, residencies, lectures, and is the founder of Hermes, an art gallery in Halifax. She holds an MFA from the University of Chicago where she was winner of the emerging poets series through the Committee on Creative Writing. She lives in Montreal and works with youth.