Emily works as a grant writer and program coordinator at the University of Cincinnati’s Economics Center. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati in 2009 and began her professional career as a high school English teacher. Emily has also worked as a high school college and career-readiness advisor at Northern Kentucky Unversity. She is currently pursuing her MA in English at Northern Kentucky University. Outside of her day job, Emily enjoys reading and writing poetry and creative nonfiction. She also enjoys exploring new coffee shops, book stores, and art museums whenever given the chance. Emily lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, two dogs, one cat (that thinks she’s a dog), and an assortment of fish (it’s hard to keep track).