Elizabeth Hughey is the author of Sunday Houses the Sunday House (University of Iowa Press), and Guest Host, which was published in January 2013 by The National Poetry Review Press. A 2013-2014 National Endowment for the Humanities fellow in poetry, she is a founder and the executive director of the Desert Island Supply Co., a creative writing program for kids in the Birmingham area. She also teaches creative writing at the Spencer Honors House at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

New poems can be found in Free Verse, American Poetry Review, The Nervous Breakdown and the White Whale Review.