Patchwork, Vermont 2017

Emily Arnason Casey is a writer, teacher, and activist, originally from Northern Minnesota. She currently lives in rural Vermont with her sons and partner. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a Bachelors in English Literature and Minor in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature and earned her M. F. A. at Vermont College of Fine Arts where she studied fiction and creative nonfiction.

Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, The Briar Cliff Review, Hotel Amerika, The Normal School, Hunger Mountain, American Literary Review, and her first collection of essays, Made Holy, is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press.

She has been an instructor at the Community College of Vermont, Winooski, since 2012, where she teaches English and Multidisciplinary studies and serves as a steward in her faculty union.

photo by Leslie Twitchell