Emily Everett

Emily Everett is a writer and editor living in Western Massachusetts. She is currently working on a novel set on a family farm in Iowa during World War II, when German POWs were brought in to work alongside farmers to mitigate wartime labor shortages.

Her short story “Solitária” is forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, where it was selected as a runner-up for the 2019 Short Fiction Contest. Other short fiction is forthcoming or appears in Electric Literature, Tin House, Mississippi Review, and The Tishman Review.

Emily received her BA in literature and music from Smith College, and her MA in literature from Queen Mary University of London. She also studied at University College London and Birkbeck University of London.

She is managing editor of The Common, a print and online literary magazine publishing stories, essays, poems, and images with a modern sense of place.

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