emily brandt

poet * editor * educator


Emily Brandt is a Brooklyn-based poet, co-founding editor of No, Dear, curator of the LINEAGE series at Wendy’s Subway, and instructional coach at a NYC public school. She earned a BA in Psychology, Women’s Studies, and English from Boston University, an MEd from Pace University, and an MFA in Poetry from New York University, where she facilitated the Veterans Writing Workshop for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She’s been in residence at Saltonstall and Elsewhere, and an Emerging Poets Fellow at Poets House. Since she was 13, she has worked in some capacity in reverse chronological order herehereherehereherehereherehereherehere, and here. She’s a Leo hitched to a Pisces.

bookings & inquiries: brandt.emily@gmail.com

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Interviews & Publicity

"Poet of the Week: Emily Brandt," April 30-May 6 2018

"Norton's volume an anthology of voices against violence and injustice,"The Journal, 11/17

"Eight Poets Recommend New and Recent Titles,"On the Seawall, 11/17

"Experiments with Voice Encoder" videoThe Reading Series The Huffington Post, 3/17

The Women of No, Dear, On Poetry, 3/17

Chapbook Alchemy, Brooklyn Rail, 9/16

Lizzie Harris’s Seven Poet/Editors, Vela, 2/16

Emily Brandt and Alex Cuff on No, Dear, Poetry Society of America, 3/15

Editors…Discuss the Future of the Periodical, English Kills Review, 11/13

Episode 41: Emily Brandt!, The Drunken Odyssey, 3/13

Snapshot: No, Dear MagazineColdfront, 5/12

Sapling Issue #88, Black Lawrence Press, 8/11