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Hello! I'm a writer from central New York who has bipolar disorder. Among other topics, I write about mental illness and writing. I have short stories published in Lynx Eye, Lost Coast Review, The Outrider Review, Sliver of Stone Magazine, The Mondegreen, The Linnet's Wings, Cobalt Review, Breath & Shadow, The Round Up, Postscripts to Darkness, Masque & Spectacle, and several other journals. I have essays about mental illness in The Ram Boutique and Amygdala Literary Magazine, and an essay in Parts Unbound: Narratives of Mental Illness & Health, a book that was published by Lime Hawk Literary Arts Collective. In December of 2016, The Mondegreen nominated my story "Santa Lucia" for a Pushcart Prize. I've written a novel entitled Purple Loosestrife and a novel entitled Hoping It Might Be So, both of which I am submitting to agents and publishers. I'm working on a novel called Dark and Bright as well as a book called Violets Are Blue: Essays About My Bipolar Life. I have a B.A. in English from SUNY Buffalo and an M.A. in English from SUNY College at Brockport. I hope you enjoy your visit to my blog!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

A New Publication!

I just found out today that my story "Mr. Gribbles Eats a Beetle" is going to be published in the June issue of a journal called Literary Brushstrokes.  "Mr. Gribbles Eats a Beetle" is one of my favorite stories, and I want to thank my cat Gretchen for inspiring it.  The story will be published online and in print.  I'll post more information about how to get it when I know more!

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  1. Congrats, Emily! It's well deserved and one of my favorite stories of yours. =)
    ~Kara
    http://karaleighmiller.blogspot.com

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