Emily Blair lives in Brooklyn. Her poetry has appeared in Sixth Finch, Iowa Review, Third Coast, Barrow Street, cream city review, Indiana Review, The Gettysburg Review, New Ohio Review, Gulf Coast, The Journal, Copper Nickel, and the Brooklyn Poets Anthology, among other places. She has published two chapbooks: The Nature of Hairwork (Dancing Girl) and Idaville (Booklyn). She has received New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships in Poetry and Fiction, and her work in artists’ books and comics has also been supported by Center for Book Arts, Booklyn, and The Xeric Foundation. She has created social practice projects with artist Michelle Illuminato under the name next question and her artists’ books are in a number of university library collections.