Hello! I'm Emma, a writer, illustrator, and editor who tells stories at the intersection of the human and the fantastic. My writing has appeared in Tin House, Guernica, Hunger Mountain, Conjunctions, Book Forum, and the Story Collider, and often combines word and image to create narrative through maps, mail art, comics, and forms beyond category. I have particular interest in the ways the ideas of science can provide new means of relating human experience and am at work on a novel about particle physics, family, and the Alps.
An alumni of Wesleyan, I earned my MFA in fiction at the New School. For nine years, I served as an editor at Tin House, most recently as a senior editor for its magazine and associate editor for its books division. I've also taught writing as a professor at the New School and as guest faculty at Fairleigh Dickinson, Colgate, UConn, Writers @ Work, NYU, the Tin House Craft Intensives, and other universities and festivals. I currently serve as associate editor at Poets & Writers magazine.