Emily Withnall

Emily is from the high mountain desert of northern New Mexico. Her work has or will appear in The Progressive Magazine, Gay Magazine, Tin House Magazine, The Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, Orion, Indiana Review, River Teeth Journal, Fourth River, Lunch Ticket, Ms. Magazine, and High Country News, among others. Her work has been anthologized in “Greetings from Janeland” (Cleis Press) and “We Leave the Flowers Where They Are” (Sweetgrass Books). Emily won first place in creative nonfiction for the AWP Kurt Brown Award and was named a finalist for the Sustainable Arts Foundation Awards. She was also a finalist for the Penelope Niven Award for Creative Nonfiction, received a Fellowship for the Summer Fishtrap Writers Workshop, was selected for the 2018 Tin House Summer Writing Workshop, and was awarded a writing grant from the Barbara Deming Foundation. Emily currently serves as a writing fellow for the Center for Community Change. She is at work on a book that examines the parallels between domestic violence and hydraulic fracturing.