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Fiction Forum: Emily Nemens

Fiction Forum: Emily Nemens

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public 

Author Emily Nemens reads from and discusses her debut novel The Cactus League with New School Creative Writing program Luis Jaramillo.  

Emily Nemens is a writer, illustrator, and editor. Her debut novel, The Cactus League (FSG, February 2020) explores the world of spring training baseball with "a kind of attenuated hope" (Booklist, starred review). Nemens grew up in Seattle and received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University, where she studied art history and studio art. In 2018, Nemens became the seventh editor of The Paris Review, the nation’s preeminent literary quarterly. Previously, she coedited The Southern Review, a storied literary quarterly published at Louisiana State University. Her writing has appeared in Esquiren+1The Iowa ReviewHobart, and The Gettysburg Review. She lives in New York City.

Moderated by Luis Jaramillo, Creative Writing Program Director. Fiction Faculty. 

Presented by the Creative Writing Program at the Schools of Public Engagement.



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