Emily Fox Gordon

  • Instructor , MFA Program, Creative Nonfiction
  • College of Arts and Sciences

Emily Fox Gordon is the author of four books: two memoirs, "Mockingbird Years: a Life In and Out of Therapy" and "Are You Happy? A Childhood Remembered," a novel, "It Will Come to Me," and a collection of personal essays, "Book of Days." Her work has appeared in such journals as Boulevard, Salmagundi, The American Scholar, and Southwest Review, and has been anthologized in the Anchor Essay Annual. She has taught writing workshops at Rice University, the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston, The New School, the University of Wyoming and the MFA program at Rutgers/Camden. Most recently, she taught a Master Class in the personal essay at Columbia University. Her work has received two Pushcart Prizes, and her memoir "Mockingbird Years" was a New York Times Notable Book. 

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