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Emilly Prado

Emilly Prado

INTERIM DIRECTOR OF YOUTH PROGRAMS

Pronouns: she/her

Emilly Prado (she/her) is the Interim Director of Youth Programs at Literary Arts. She began her work with the organization in 2017 as a Writer in the School before joining the staff in 2018 as a WITS Program Specialist and Apprentice Program Supervisor. Emilly’s work as a writer focuses on creative nonfiction and journalism, with an emphasis on amplifying the voices and experiences of people from marginalized communities. She is an award-winning multimedia journalist with publication in outlets including NPR, The Oregonian, Eater, The Stranger, and more. Emilly is the author of youth non-fiction title Examining Assimilation (Enslow, 2019) and self-published chapbook, Funeral for Flaca: a Mixtape Memoir in Essays. She is a Tin House Workshop alumna amongst others, and moonlights as a DJ with Noche Libre, the Latinx DJ collective she co-founded in 2017. Learn more at www.emillyprado.com

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