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Emily Franklin

Emily Franklin is the author of a novel, Liner Notes, and a short story collection, The Girls’ Almanac. She is also the author of sixteen novels for Young Adults including The Half-Life of Planets (nominated for YALSA’s Best Book of the Year), Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom (selected for the Rainbow List), At Face Value (an ALA Popular Paperback selection), and Last Night at Circle Cinema (Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable book and Junior Library Guild Selection).

Her work has been published or is forthcoming in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Guernica, The Cincinnati Review, Shenandoah, New Ohio Review, Blackbird, The Journal, The Rumpus, DIAGRAM, Mississippi Review, Lunch Ticket, Passages North, North Dakota Review, Monkeybicycle, Juked, and The Chattahoochee Review among other places as well as long-listed for the London Sunday Times Short Story Award, featured on National Public Radio, and named notable by the Association of Jewish Libraries. Her first poetry collection, Tell Me How You Got Here, is forthcoming from Terrapin Books in January 2021.

She lives with her husband, four kids, and enormous dog outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

To contact Emily Franklin email emily@emilyfranklin.com. For literary and film inquiries contact literary agent Esmond Harmsworth @ Aevitas Creative Management 617-262-2400, eharmsworth@aevitascreative.com.