Emily Critchley is the author of fourteen poetry collections including alphabet poem: for kids! (Prototype, 2020), Arrangements (Shearsman Books, 2019) and Ten Thousand Things (Boiler House Press, 2018). She is the editor of Out of Everywhere 2: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America & the UK (Reality Street, 2016) and co-editor of #MeToo: A Poetry Collective (Chicago Review, Summer 2018). Critchley is Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the University of Greenwich. She lives with her daughter in London.