Emily Bludworth de Barrios is a poet. Her books include Splendor (H_NGM_N Books, 2015), and two chapbooks: Women, Money, Children, Ghosts (Sixth Finch, 2016) and Extraordinary Power (Factory Hollow Press, 2014). Her work explores how culture and the environment are shaped by consumerism and misogyny. Her poems have most recently appeared in jubilat, Poetry Daily, The Harvard Review, Electric Literature, Sixth Finch, and The Poetry Review. She received her MFA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and also holds degrees from Goldsmiths College and The College of William & Mary. She was raised in Houston, Cairo, and Caracas; she now lives in Houston with her husband and three children. The family is planning a move to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, her husband’s hometown.
“and even you forgot those brilliant flashes seen from afar” -Ruth Stone