Shpresa Ymeraj is the author of Dashuria dhe Dhoma e Errët: (Outskirts Press, 2020.)
Between 2019 and 2022, she served as editor for Widener Ink-Widener's in-house literary journal. She was an avid member and contributor to The English Suite Podcast and The Blue Route, Widener's international literary journal.
Recognition: First prize in poetry awarded by Kuvendi Magazine - Days of Albanian Literature in the US, 2018.
The Pangolin Review's annual poetry prize contest shortlist.
She serves as a docent for The John Updike Childhood Home and is the founder of Zë, a forthcoming quarterly journal of poetry & short prose (April 2023).