Abby Travis is an Editor at Milkweed Editions. Prior to joining Milkweed in 2015, she worked as Senior Editorial Assistant for Ploughshares. She has also taught literature at Gustavus Adolphus College and creative writing at Emerson, where she earned her MFA with a focus in nonfiction. Her writing—about leading a double life as a horse trainer and the clash of sport, art, and spectacle—has been recognized as notable by Best American Essays. At Milkweed, her role spans marketing, the press's digital initiatives, acquisitions, and editorial development. She lives in Minneapolis.