Emily Wallis Hughes is a poet and editor who grew up in Agua Caliente, California, a small town in the Sonoma Valley. Sugar Factory, her first full-length book of poems, containing a series of twelve new paintings by Sarah Riggs, is forthcoming in January 2019 from Spuyten Duyvil. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in the Berkeley Poetry Review, Elderly, Gigantic Magazine, Luna Luna Magazine, Menage, Painted Bride Quarterly, A Women’s Thing, ZAUM, and other little magazines. She co-edited Slovene avant-garde poet Jure Detela’s Moss & Silver, translated by Raymond Miller with Tatjana Jamnik (Ugly Duckling Presse). Emily currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Rutgers—New Brunswick. She lives in Brooklyn most of the time, from where she volunteers for Fence as Editor of Constant Critic and for Ugly Duckling Presse in Gowanus.