Emily Pérez

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Emily Pérez

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Emily Pérez is the author of House of Sugar, House of Stone, and the chapbooks Made and Unmade and Backyard Migration Route. She co-edited the forthcoming anthology, The Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood. A CantoMundo fellow and Ledbury Emerging Critic, she’s received support from Bread Loaf, The Community of Writers, Jack Straw Writers, and The Artist Trust. She earned an MFA at the University of Houston where she served as an editor of Gulf Coast and taught with Writers in the Schools. Her work has appeared in RHINOPoetry, The GuardianCopper Nickel, and Fairy Tale Review. She teaches high school in Denver where she lives with her family.

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