Current Bio

Emily Choate is the Fiction Editor of Peauxdunque Review. Her fiction appears in Mississippi ReviewShenandoah, The Florida Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. She writes regularly for Chapter 16, and her nonfiction also appears in Atticus Review, Late Night LibraryBayou Magazine Online, Yemassee, and Nashville Scene, among others. She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and was a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the 2017 Sewanee Writers Conference. 

Emily belongs to New Orleans’ Peauxdunque Writers Alliance. She has held residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, The Hambidge Center, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology. Her short fiction was runner-up in 2014’s William Faulkner-William Wisdom Competition. She also spent an undergrad year at Oxford’s scruffy yet fabulous Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Emily has taught writing and lit courses of various size and shape, held library jobs, and freelanced. She now lives near Nashville, 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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