Emily Lake Hansen is the author of book Home and Other Duty Stations
(Kelsay Books, 2020) and the chapbook The Way the Body Had to
Travel (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her poetry and essays have appeared
or are forthcoming in Nightjar Review, Atticus Review, Stirring: A
Literary Collection, The McNeese Review, and Dressing Room Poetry
Journal among others. Her work has also been featured in the anthology
Till the Tide, a collection of mermaid poetry from Sundress
Publications. She received an MFA in creative writing from Georgia
College & State University and has served as an English instructor both at
GCSU and Georgia Highlands College.
Home and Other Duty Stations - Kelsay Books [Review] - 2020
[Also available on Amazon]
The Way the Body Had To Travel - Dancing Girl Press [Review] - 2014
Individual Poems and Essays
- “Brat in the Garden of Eden” 8 Poems. OCT 2018. Web.
- “Mirage” SWWIM Daily. 30 AUG 2018. Web.
- “Wild” Clementine Unbound. 07 AUG 2018. Web.
- “And my therapist asks what was the primary emotion of your childhood?” [essay] The McNeese Review. Spring 2018.
- “Apologies” and “BRAT.” Nightjar Review. FEB 2018. Web.
- “The Escape Artist.” Stirring: A Literary Collective. Volume 17, Edition 8. 01 AUG 2015. Web.
- “Before Weeki Wachee” and “The Sailor Visits the Mermaid at Weeki Wachee.” Mermaids in the Basement. Sundress Publications. 2015.
- “Mother/Mother.” [essay] Agnes Scott Writer’s Festival Magazine. Print.
Awards and Nominations