Emily is on a large tour of the Western States to promote, Funeral For Flaca, a Chicana coming of age essay collection. We are honored that she has decided to stop in Estes Park during her Colorado tour.
Please come by and hear about the book and her life. The event will occur on September 19, 2021 from 1 pm to 3 pm.
Emily is a writer, DJ, and educator living in Portland, Oregon. She is an award-winning multimedia journalist. She has spent half a decade reporting on a variety of topics to help amplify voices and experiences of people in marginalized communities. Her writing and photographs have been published in NPR, Bitch Media, Marie Claire, and many other publications.
Besides her essay collection, Funeral for Flaca, Emily has, the youth non-fiction title Examining Assimilation (Enslow, 2019.)
She is Blackburn Fellow and MFA candidate at Randolph College, a Tin House and Las Dos Brujas Workshop alumna amongst others, co-founder of Portland in Color, and the Director of Youth Programs at Literary Arts. Emilly also moonlights as DJ Mami Miami with Noche Libre, the Latinx DJ collective she co-founded in 2017.