Ashley Dailey (she/her) is a writer and multimedia artist from Sargent, Georgia. She mostly writes about family and the cultural legacies of the American South.
Her work has received support from the Academy of American Poets and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and is published or forthcoming in Sonora Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Waxwing, Breakwater Review, New Delta Review, Plume Poetry, The Florida Review, and elsewhere. She was a 2021 Best of the Net nominee and a finalist for the 2021 Peseroff Poetry Prize. Her work has also been featured on Ada Limón's podcast The Slowdown. She received her MFA from the University of Tennessee, where she served as the Poetry Editor for Grist, volume 14, and hosted the interdisciplinary reading series Chiasmus. She is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.