Emily Polson

Emily Polson is a freelance writer and publishing assistant at Simon & Schuster. Originally from central Iowa, she studied English and creative writing at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi, before moving to a small Basque village to teach English to trilingual teenagers. Now living in Brooklyn, she can often be found meandering through Prospect Park listening to a good audiobook. Twitter: @emilycpolson | https://emilycpolson.wordpress.com/

What Most Men Get Wrong When Writing Teenage Girls

Writer Saladin Ahmed asked, "what single thing do you most hate that male writers get wrong about being a teenage girl?" Twitter responded.

2019 Poem-A-Day Guest Editors Announced by the Academy of American Poets

The Academy of American Poets has announced the diverse group of poets who will serve as guest editors of the 2019 Poem-a-Day series.

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How I Overcame My Fear of Reading Contemporary Poets

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Make your Instagram feed all kinds of aesthetic by following these 23 incredibly talented book cover designers.

How Listening to Audiobooks Helped Me Transition to Adulthood

One rioter explains how listening to audiobooks has been a source of comfort and freedom since she graduated from college and moved to a new city.

15 Stanzas to Make You Fall in Love with Contemporary Poetry

Hesistant about reading poetry? Let these 15 contemporary poetry quotes, lines, and stanzas convince you to give it a try.