Em North is a writer who has lived in eleven states in the past decade, most recently South Carolina. They received their MFA from Johns Hopkins University where they were awarded the Benjamin T. Sankey Fellowship for a graduating student. They have also received fellowships from Bread Loaf, Tin House, Aspen Words, and the Clarion Writers' Workshop, and are the winner of the 2022 Gulliver Travel Grant. In previous lives, they've worked as an observational cosmologist, snowboard instructor, spintronics researcher, investment banker, horse trainer, wine taster, and creative writing teacher. Their fiction and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The Sun, Conjunctions, Lightspeed, Best American Experimental Writing 2020, and elsewhere.
Their debut novel, IN UNIVERSES, is forthcoming from Harper Books (US) and Hutchinson Heinemann (UK) in March 2024. They are represented by PJ Mark and Hafizah Geter at Janklow & Nesbit.
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