Current Bio

Emily Choate’s short fiction appears in ShenandoahThe Florida Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and The Double Dealer. She is a contributing writer for Chapter 16, and other nonfiction appears in Late Night LibraryYemassee, Nashville Scene, Knoxville News Sentinel, Memphis Commercial Appeal, and elsewhere. Emily holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and was awarded residencies at The Hambidge Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology. Her short fiction was named a runner-up in the 2014 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Competition and finalist in Tupelo Quarterly’s Prose Open Contest.

Emily has attended Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Sewanee Writers Conference, Tin House Writers Workshop, and The Oxford American Summit for Ambitious Writers. At the Summit, she first encountered members of New Orleans’s Peauxdunque Writers Alliance and subsequently joined their ranks. She also spent an undergraduate year at Oxford’s scruffy yet fabulous Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Emily has taught writing and literature courses of various size and shape, held library jobs, and been a Hermes-of-all-trades for the Freelance Pantheon. A native Nashvillian, she now lives at the wooded edge of the city, where she’s working on a novel.

Here’s where you reach her: emily(dot)c(dot)choate(at)gmail(dot)com.

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