Emily Critchley is an experimental writer and academic. She holds a BA in English from Oxford, an MA from Bristol and a PhD in American Language Writing and phenomenology from the University of Cambridge. She has published thirteen poetry collections and a selected writing with Penned. She is also editor of Out of Everywhere 2: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America & the UK (Reality Street, 2016). Critchley is Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at the University of Greenwich, London.