Selected Writing & Media

You can read two of Emily’s poems in Green Mountains Review Online here:

Read Emily’s poem “Polaroids of God from my Eleventh Summer” at Waxwing here:

Emily was interviewed by Luke Wegener for The Omaha Queer Archives, which, according to the UNO site, “preserves Omaha’s LGBTQIA+ history as part of the UNO Libraries’ Archives & Special Collections.” Listen to Emily’s interview here:

Read Emily’s poem “When the Dreams Know More Than You Do” in the The Laurel Review Issue 50.1.

Got 5 minutes? Listen to a story that features Emily facilitating a Writers’ Block workshop at Omaha Correctional Center. This story was reported by Robyn Murray, and Emily had the opportunity to do this work as a teaching artist for the Nebraska Writer’s Collective (you can read more and contribute to NWC’s mission at

Listen to Emily’s poem “From a Splinter in Her Thumb, I Made a Planting” as read by the writer Amy Hassinger on Episode II of Amy’s podcast The Literary Life.

Order a print copy of Green Mountains Review Spring 2016 (Vol. 29 No. 1). Emily’s poems “Vestige” and “From a Splinter in Her Thumb, I Made a Planting” appear in this issue.

Click the link below to read an Omaha World Herald article written by Casey Logan, which features some of Emily’s students and describes the origins of Introducing, a reading series Emily curated, coordinated, and hosted. It also details Emily’s work as a teaching artist for Youth Emergency Services. The article appeared in the print run of the OWH and online at

Read Emily’s review of Doug Ramspeck’s poetry collection Original Bodies, which appeared online at Green Mountains Review.

Order or download & read a copy of Skidrow Penthouse Issue #11, in which Emily’s poem “Heavener” appears.

Order or download & read a copy of Skidrow Penthouse Issue #10, where Emily’s poem “Boy King” appeared.

Read a review of Issue 14 of Alligator Juniper, written by Sima Rabinowitz. This review speaks of Emily’s essay “Breaking,” which was a finalist in the journal’s national creative nonfiction contest.

Order your print copy OR download a $3 copy of Salamander Winter 2007/2008 (Issue 31.1), where you can read Emily’s poem “Communal Roost.”