in Kalamazoo, MI
With a passion for curiosity, community and art, Emily is an writer-illustrator, contributing to Gather Journal, Bravery Magazine and Kinfolk. As co-founder and Executive Director of Read And Write Kalamazoo, Emily spends her days growing the youth/educator/family-serving literacy organization who recently launched a new storefront/writing center location. Co-owner of the Reality Factory and Factory Coffee, partners in every way with her husband, Dan, and mom of three. Forever seeking balance and laughter, passionate about storytelling, and is probably tired right now.