Elizabeth Langemak grew up in Wisconsin, where she attended St. Norbert College before completing an M.A. in Creative Writing at Boston University, an M.A. in American Literature and a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Missouri. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Day One, Shenandoah, Pleiades, The Colorado Review, Literary Imagination, Subtropics, The Beloit Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. Her work has twice appeared in Best New Poets: 50 Poems by Emerging Writers, and been featured on Verse Daily. The recipient of fellowships to the Vermont Studio Center and Breadloaf, she lives in Philadelphia, where she is an Associate Professor, and Director of Graduate Studies in English at La Salle University.