The Animal by Emma Crockford




Emma Crockford is a high school senior at Rising Tide Charter School in Plymouth Massachusetts, where she is the editor and founder of her school’s newspaper. Most recently, her work has appeared in Brown University’s The Round, Gravel, Liminality, and Parallax. In the spring of 2017, she was the recipient of The Helen Creeley Poetry Prize. As the winner of the Helen Creeley Prize, she was given the honor of opening for headlining poets at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival.