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Emily Fox Gordon is the author of four books. Her two memoirs are Mockingbird Years: A Life In and Out of Therapy, and Are You Happy? A Childhood Remembered. Her novel is titled, It Will Come to Me, and her collection of personal essays is called 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 M.F.A. program at Rutgers/Camden. Most recently, she taught a master class in personal essay at Columbia University. Her work has received two Pushcart Prizes, and her memoir Mockingbird Years was a New York Times notable book.
Gordon is an instructor in the master of fine arts in creative writing program.