Emily Skov-Nielsen is an MA graduate from UNB’s English/Creative program. Her poems have been published (and longlisted in several contests) in journals across Canada including The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, The Puritan, CV2, Prairie Fire, and PRISM International. She is the author of the chapbook Volta, which was published by Anstruther Press in 2017. Her first full-length poetry book, The Knowing Animals, will be published in fall 2020 by Brick Books. She currently works for The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada’s International Literary Journal. In the past she worked for several years at a bookstore, was an Adult Education Instructor, and has dabbled in social work. She lives in Saint John, New Brunswick, with her partner and daughter.