editor • 10/05/16

JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS a couple of years ago, I made plans with a person whom I deeply admire. I won’t say who but I’ll say this: she’s somewhere on the spectrum between Eileen Myles and Beyoncé. You probably admire her too—or you might hate her and think she’s fat.

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Emily Books Staff • 09/14/16

This letter’s taken almost a year to write and therefore it’s become a story. Call it Route 126. On Thursday night I got off a plane from JFK to LAX.

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editor • 08/04/16
amy b

4 Events You Miss Because of Fibromyalgia Pain

1. Brunch with Marissa’s Parents

Your alarm goes off at 9:30, then 9:45. Marissa’s parents are in town and brunch is at 11.

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Emily Books Staff • 07/13/16

The wine. Find the wine. I found a glass.

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Emily Books Staff • 06/24/16

I hate men. Anna says good men do exist. Nice, friendly men who cook and help clean up and who earn money.

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Charlotte Shane • 05/25/16

I’d gotten Don off sporadically over the phone for a year before we met on the 8th floor of Saks in the Louboutin section, at his suggestion. He’s a tall, round man. Bald.

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Natasha Stagg • 04/25/16

an excerpt from Surveys

Looking at the printed tabloids, I barely recognized most of the people. They were daughters of famous actresses, or famous actresses who no longer look like themselves. I was in the same sphere but luckily not what it was made up of, since no one who read those cared about my rivalry.

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sarahfonseca • 03/21/16

“I had rather been a meteor, than a star in a crowd.”

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Karolina Waclawiak • 03/16/16

Karolina Waclawiak is the author of Emily Books pick How To Get Into The Twin Palms and, most recently, the awesome and acclaimed new novel The Invaders.  We thought she’d be the perfect person to interview two-time Emily Books featured author Paula Bomer about her latest book, the collection Inside Madeleine. And she was!!

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Lucy Scholes • 03/08/16

In many ways, Comyns’s biography does read like the stuff of fiction.

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