Gregory Emilio is a poet and food writer whose poems and essays have appeared in Best New Poets, Gastronomica North American Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and Southern Humanities Review. He’s received awards and support from the Georgia Poetry Society, The Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and The Poet’s Billow. He holds an MFA from the University of California, Riverside and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from Georgia State University. Kitchen Apocrypha, his debut collection of poetry, is forthcoming from Able Muse Press. Originally from southern California, he lives in Atlanta and teaches at Kennesaw State.