Emet North is a writer and translator who has lived in a dozen states over the past decade and has no fixed residence, though they feel most at home in the mountains. They have an MFA in Fiction from Johns Hopkins University and an Sc.B./BA in Physics & Philosophy from Brown University, where they wrote their thesis on the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics. They have been awarded fellowships from Bread Loaf, Tin House, Aspen Words, the Clarion Writers' Workshop, and are the winner of the 2022 Gulliver Travel Grant. They translate from Spanish to English with a particular focus on queer and trans voices and are always looking for new projects.
In previous lives, they've worked in an observational cosmology lab on a grant from NASA, taught snowboarding in Montana, researched Lie algebras, led wine tastings, waited tables, trained horses, and worked as caretaker for a ranch in Colorado. 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 May 2024. They are represented by PJ Mark and Hafizah Geter at Janklow & Nesbit.
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