Emily Avery-Miller

AFFILIATED FACULTY

DEPARTMENT OF WRITING, LITERATURE & PUBLISHING


B.A. Vassar College
M.F.A. Emerson College

Emily Avery-Miller is a nonfiction writer with expertise in environment, technology and interdisciplinary studies. Her essays have been published in Bird's Thumb and 48 Review, and earned honorable mention in the 2014 New Millennium Writing Contest. She received the President's Award for academic achievement in her graduate program, including the manuscript-in-progress, You Are Now Connected: Making Sense of Humanity in the New Millennium. She is active in advancing civic engagement in the writing classroom.

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2014
  • “Consider the Frankenburger,” Contraposition, Winter 2014

  • 2014
  • “Before We Let the Hens Out,” Literary Bohemian, October 2014

  • 2014
  • “Eye Contact,” Bird’s Thumb, June 2014

  • 2014
  • “Watersheds,” 48 Review, April 2014

  • 2014
  • “Searching: Intellectual Discovery in the Digital Age,” International Conference of Books, Publishing and Libraries, Boston, MA, Nov 2014

  • 2015
  • "Catching Brainwaves," Bellows American Review, August 2015

  • 2015
  • “Writing for Change: Student Activism and Community Engagement through Writing,” UMass Boston Engaging Practices Conference, March 2015

GLOBAL & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

  • 2015
  • Service Learning Innovation Grant, WR 121: Writing for Change --- a research writing partnership with Charles River Conservancy, the Chinese Progressive Association and the MIRA Coalition.