Amy Eisner received her AB in English from Harvard University and her MA in poetry from The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.

She has taught creative writing and literature at Maryland Institute College of Art, Johns Hopkins, and the Center for Academically Talented Youth, and has been a primary school poet-in-residence through Baltimore City and the Maryland State Arts Council. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Alembic, American Literary Review, The Cape Rock, Confrontation, decomP, descant, ellipsis...literature and art, Failbetter, Fence, The Green Hills Literary Lantern, The Harvard Advocate, Hiram Poetry Review, Insurance, Jewish Women's Literary Annual, The Journal, The Louisville Review, Madison Review, The New Verse News, New Delta Review, Nimrod, Painted Bride Quarterly, Peregrine, Permafrost, PoemMemoirStory, Poet Lore, Spoon River Poetry Review, Sugar House Review, Valparaiso, Washington Jewish Week, and Washington Square, as well as the Hippocrates Prize anthology, the WYPR radio show "The Signal," and the exhibits Entangled: Art and Word at Case[werks] Gallery and The Album Project at MICA.