Emily Franklin

Emily Franklin

Emily Franklin is the author of Liner Notes (hailed by Tom Perrotta as a “…charming debut, a grab-bag of delights…”) and The Girls’ Almanac (“heartbreaking…smart prose” – Publisher’s Weekly). She is also the author of more than sixteen young adult books including The Half-Life of Planets (nominated for YALSA’s Best Book of the Year) and Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom (named to the 2013 Rainbow List) and Last Night at the Circle Cinema (Junior library Guild selection/ALAN Pick). A former chef, she wrote the cookbook-memoir Too Many Cooks: Kitchen Adventures with 1 Mom, 4 Kids, and 102 New Recipes to chronicle a year of new foods, family meals, hilarity and heartache around the table. 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 debut poetry collection is Tell Me How You Got Here, from Terrapin Books, 2021. To contact Emily Franklin email emily@emilyfranklin.com
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