Emily Blewitt was born in Carmarthen in 1986. She read English Language and Literature at St Hilda's College, Oxford, and has an MA in Film and Literature from the University of York. She has published poetry in Cheval (Parthian: 2012, 2013), Nu2: Memorable Firsts (Parthian: 2011), and in Brittle Star (2011). Her poetry appears online in Pomegranate, Cadaverine, Bolts of Silk and The Guardian. Emily won the 2010 Cadaverine/Unity Day Competition with her poem 'Still Life', and was selected as Honno's 'Poet of the Month' in September 2012. She has also appeared on BBC Radio 4's 'Lost Voices' programme to discuss the work of Anne Ridler. She is studying for a PhD in English Literature at Cardiff University.