Amber McBride is currently a professor at the University of Virginia. She received her MFA in Poetry from Emerson College in 2012. She also served as the Media Assistant at the Furious Flower Poetry Center. Her poetry has appeared in various literary magazines including Ploughshares, Provincetown Arts, Willow Springs Magazine, The Cincinnati Review, The Rumpus and others. She has been nominated twice for Best on the Net awards. Her Debut YA Novel in verse Me (Moth) releases in August 2021 with Feiwel & Friends and a currently untitled novel in verse to follow in 2022.