Bryce Emley was born & raised in Florida & earned an MFA in Poetry from NC State University. In various roles, Bryce has served The Florida Review, H_NGM_N, BULL: Men's Fiction, & UNC Press & is currently Poetry Editor of Raleigh Review. As a freelancer, he has worked with DreamWorks, eBay, HGTV, the US Naval Academy, the University of Colorado & Clemson University football programs, & hundreds of other clients.
Bryce's poems, essays, & fiction have been published widely. He is the author of the chapbooks We Might Never Be This Beautiful Again (poetry, forthcoming), A Brief Family History of Drowning (nonfiction, forthcoming, 2019), & Smoke and Glass (fiction, 2018). His poetry has earned 2nd prize in Nimrod International Journal's 2016 Pablo Neruda Prize, Narrative 30 Below 30 designation, inclusion in Best American Experimental Writing, a residency from the Edward F. Albee Foundation, & scholarships from The Glen Workshop, the Wesleyan Summer Writers Conference, & the University of Central Florida. His scripts have received an Award of Merit [Accolade Global Film Competition] & an EMMY [Sports Video]. Bryce works in marketing at the University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque, NM.