Emily Flouton's writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Atlantic, Tin House, Gay Magazine, Subtropics, Passages North, Quarterly West, DIAGRAM, SmokeLong Quarterly, Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment, Hobart, and other places. Emily is the winner of the 2020 Kurt Brown Prize for Fiction from AWP. Emily has an MFA from Portland State University, where she was awarded the Tom and Phyllis Burnam Fiction Scholarship, and a BA in English and Drama from Queen Mary College in London, England. Before turning her attention to prose writing, Emily tended bar and worked in theater, film, and television. She lives in Denver, Colorado, where she tutors writing at The Colorado School of Mines and teaches creative writing at Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Emily is at work on a memoir and a novel.