EMILY Withnall: Writer, Editor, & Instructor
Emily is from the high mountain desert of northern New Mexico and she currently teaches and writes in Missoula, Montana. Her work has appeared in Gay Magazine, Tin House Magazine, The Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, "Greetings from Janeland," (Cleis Press), Orion, 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. She was a finalist for the 2017 Penelope Niven Award for Creative Nonfiction, and received a Fellowship for the 2017 Summer Fishtrap Writers Workshop. Most recently, she was selected for the 2018 Tin House Summer Writing Workshop and was awarded a writing grant from the Barbara Deming Foundation. Emily is currently at work on a book that examines the parallels between domestic violence and hydraulic fracturing.