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Emily Withnall is a writer whose work has appeared in Al Jazeera, Orion Magazine, Gay Magazine, The Kenyon Review, Tin House, River Teeth, The Indiana Review, Fourth River, The Rumpus, Ms. Magazine, and Huffington Post, among others. She is a recipient of the AWP Kurt Brown award in creative nonfiction, a John Anson Kittredge Foundation grant, and she has received fellowships from Fishtrap Summer Workshop and Under the Volcano. Emily currently serves as an economic justice fellow for Community Change and she is at work on a book about domestic violence and hydraulic fracturing. Her work can be read at emilywithnall.com. Emily lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.