When she is not helping kids explore their imaginations in the classroom, Emily works as an editor and writes and publishes essays and articles. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, “Greetings from Janeland,” (Cleis Press), Orion, The Indiana Review, Fourth River, Lunch Ticket, Ms. Magazine, and High Country News, among others. In 2016, Emily won first place in creative nonfiction for the AWP Writers’ Conferences & Centers Award and was named a finalist for the Sustainable Arts Foundation Awards. In 2017, she was a finalist for the Penelope Niven Award for Creative Nonfiction and received a Fellowship for the Summer Fishtrap Writers Workshop. Most recently, she was selected for the 2018 Tin House Summer Writing Workshop. Emily lives in Missoula, Montana.