Isabelle Shepherd is a poet from West Virginia. Currently, she lives by the Atlantic, pursuing an MFA at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

She was a runner-up in the 2015 Pinch Literary Awards, judged by Ada Limón, and a finalist in the NC State Poetry Competition, judged by Yusef Komunyakaa.

Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in DIAGRAM, DIALOGIST, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere.