EMORY HARKINS
 
 
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about

Emory Harkins is a writer, editor, and artist living in Los Angeles, CA. He holds a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in creative writing, with a minor in sustainability studies, from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. His writing has been published in Cosmonauts Avenue, Joyland Magazine, Malibu Magazine, has won second place in Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers, and was a semi-finalist in American Short Fiction's Short(er) Fiction Contest judged by Justin Torres. He has studied and worked with writers such as James Hannaham (author of God Says No and Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award), Shelly Oria (author of New York 1, Tel Aviv 0), Robert Lopez (author of two novels, Part of the World and Kamby Bolongo Mean River, and two story collections, Asunder and Good People), and David Gordon (author of two novels, The Serialist and Mystery Girl, and a story collection, White Tiger on Snow Mountain). He has also worked as a creative writing, english, and reading comprehension teacher for students between the ages of 8-14, as an art handler and installer at MoMA PS1 in Queens, NY, and as a woodworker's assistant.  

Emory Harkins is a writer, editor, and artist living in Los Angeles, CA. He holds a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in creative writing, with a minor in sustainability studies, from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. His writing has been published in Cosmonauts Avenue, Joyland Magazine, Malibu Magazine, has won second place in Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers, and was a semi-finalist in American Short Fiction's Short(er) Fiction Contest judged by Justin Torres. He has studied and worked with writers such as James Hannaham (author of God Says No and Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award), Shelly Oria (author of New York 1, Tel Aviv 0), Robert Lopez (author of two novels, Part of the World and Kamby Bolongo Mean River, and two story collections, Asunder and Good People), and David Gordon (author of two novels, The Serialist and Mystery Girl, and a story collection, White Tiger on Snow Mountain). He has also worked as a creative writing, english, and reading comprehension teacher for students between the ages of 8-14, as an art handler and installer at MoMA PS1 in Queens, NY, and as a woodworker's assistant.

 

 

 

 

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Portfolio

Malibu Magazine July/August 2017, Fiction - read here

Disquiet International Literary Program June/July 2017, Fellowship

American Short Fiction Feb. 2017, Short(er) Fiction Contest Judged by Justin Torres - Semi-Finalist

Joyland Magazine Jan. 2017, Fiction - read here

Glimmer Train Press Dec. 2016, Family Matters Contest - Honorable Mention

Cosmonauts Avenue June 2016, Fiction - read here

Pratt Institute May 2016, Thesis Award in Fiction

Glimmer Train Press Jan. 2016, New Writers Award - Honorable Mention

Glimmer Train Press Sept. 2015, Family Matters Contest - Honorable Mention

Glimmer Train Press July 2015, Very Short Fiction Award - Finalist

Glimmer Train Press May 2015, New Writers Award - Second Place

American Short Fiction Feb. 2015, Short(er) Fiction Contest Judged by Stuart Dybek - Semi-Finalist

Glimmer Train Press Nov. 2014, New Writers Award - Finalist

Glimmer Train Press Mar. 2013, Fiction Open - Honorable Mention

 

 
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