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Pop-up: Emilly Prado

Sat, Nov 9, 2019 from 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
1219 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205

Emilly Prado pops-up in the Portland Art Museum galleries with her essay collection, Funeral for Flaca

Prado is paired with the artwork American Gothic by Hank Willis Thomas; found on the 1st floor of the Hank Willis Thomas special exhibit. Please reference the Portland Art Museum Map to find this location.

Emilly Prado

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, Longreads, The Oregonian, and Eater. Emilly is the author of youth non-fiction title Examining Assimilation (Enslow, 2019) and the self-published chapbook, Funeral for Flaca: a Mixtape Memoir in Essays. 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 Interim Director of Youth Programs at Literary Arts.
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