Emily Danforth

Craig-Lee Hall (CL)
(401) 456-8028

Outside LinkVisit Emily Danforth's website

Academic Background

B.A. Hofstra University
M.F.A. The University of Montana (Missoula)
Ph.D. University of Nebraska (Lincoln)


emily m. danforth's debut novel, The Miseducation Of Cameron Post (HarperCollins 2012), received starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal, and was praised in the LA Times, The Boston Globe, The Seattle Stranger, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, and NPR, whose reviewer called it "a skillfully and beautifully written story that does what the best books do: It shows us ourselves in the lives of others." Her short fiction has won the International Queer Writing Award from the U.K.'s Outside LinkChroma Magazine, the George Garret Award from Outside LinkWillow Springs, and has been published in numerous literary journals. emily's nonfiction has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered and in The Huffington Post. She is also 1/3 of the editorial/publishing staff of Outside LinkThe Cupboard, a quarterly prose chapbook.

Page last updated: September 21, 2011