Emilly G. Prado is a writer, DJ, and educator living in Portland, Oregon. As an award-winning multimedia journalist, Emilly spent half a decade independently reporting on a wide range of topics, most often centered on amplifying the voices and experiences of people from historically marginalized communities. Her writing has been published hundreds of times, appearing in nearly 30 publications including NPR, Marie Claire, Bitch Media, The Oregonian, and Eater. Emilly is the author of youth non-fiction title Examining Assimilation (Enslow, 2019) and the essay collection, Funeral for Flaca (Future Tense Books, 2021). Her work now centers on personal essay and memoir forms. She is a Tin House and Las Dos Brujas Workshop alumna amongst others, and currently serves as the Director of Youth Programs at Literary Arts.