Emily Hockaday


Emily Hockaday is a poet and editor living in Queens. Her first full-length collection, Naming the Ghost, will be out with Cornerstone Press in November 2022. She is the author of the poetry chapbooks Starting a Life, What We Love & Will Not Give Up, Ophelia: A Botanist’s Guide, Space on Earth, and the forthcoming Beach Vocabulary (Red Bird Chaps). Her poems have appeared in print and online journals, as well as with the Poets of Queens and Parks & Points’ Wayfinding anthologies. Emily is the recipient of a New York City Artists Corps grant and the winner of the Middle House Review Editor’s Prize. She can be found on the web at www.emilyhockaday.com and @E_Hockaday.