About

Dr. Emily Bobo is the author of a short book of poems, Fugue (Lost Horse Press, 2009), and the founder and editor of Bobo Books (Hemlock Press, 2016, 2017, 2018), a local, non-profit anthology series, turning poems into sandwiches for public school kids. She has also published work in literary magazines, such as Hermeneutic Chaos, december, Seneca Review, and Redivider. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Wichita State University and her PhD in English Literature from the University of Kansas. Currently, Dr. Bobo is department chair of Fine Arts & Humanities and professor of English at Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, where she teaches writing to single moms, ex-cons, military vets, and other non-traditional students. Also, she is a professional wrangler of children.

 

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