Emily Leithauser

Visiting Assistant Professor

English and Creative Writing

Office: N105 Callaway Center. Spring 2018 office hours: Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment

Phone: 404-727-4683

Fax: 404-727-4672

Email: emily.leithauser@emory.edu


Emily Leithauser studied publishing at the Columbia School of Journalism and worked for the history, women’s studies, and psychology editors at Palgrave Macmillan, St. Martin’s Press (New York) before earning her MFA in poetry at Boston University. In Boston, she also served as the editorial assistant to the poetry editor of The Atlantic.

Her poetry and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in New Ohio Review, Literary Imagination, Southwest Review, Blackbird, Measure, Iron Horse Literary Review, Able Muse Review, and The Harvard Divinity Bulletin, among other journals. She is a doctoral candidate in Emory’s Department of English, where she studies 20th-century poetry and poetics. Her critical scholarship on Anthony Hecht’s archive at Emory’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) has appeared most recently in The Hopkins Review.

Recent poems by Emily Leithauser in Unsplendid’s “Women and Form” July 2014 issue: http://www.unsplendid.com/5/5-3_6-1/5-3_6-1_frames.htm