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Emily Jace McLaughlin's fiction has appeared in Catapult, Vice (US, UK, Mexico), Fiction, Cutbank, Joyland, LCRW, and Hawaii Review. Emily is a graduate of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan, where she won seven Hopwood awards for her novel, short fiction, essays and play, and was honored with the Meijer Post-Graduate Fellowship and the Farrar Memorial Prize in Playwriting. Her work has received teaching fellowships from the Wesleyan Writers Conference, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and funding from the NOEPE Center for Literary Arts of Martha’s Vineyard, UCLA, the University of Michigan, the University of Miami, and the Key West Writers Seminar. She earned her undergraduate degree from the School of Motion Pictures at the University of Miami in screenwriting and wrote for the TV show Supernatural. Raised in Connecticut, she has lived in Miami, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, and is currently located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she teaches writing at the University of Michigan. She is represented by the Wylie Agency.