Emily C. Anderson

Emily Anderson's writing has appeared in a variety of publications including Harper's, The Atlantic, Conjunctions, the Kenyon Review, Fence, the Broadview Anthology of Short Fiction and Best American Experimental Writing 2015. Her first book, Little:Novels (Blaze VOX Books 2015), erases each of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House novels.

Emily also writes fiction and nonfiction for kids and young adults, often working with educational publishers to craft engaging narratives for reluctant readers or ELL students. As Max Howard, she is the author of the YA novels Fifteen and Change (2018) and The Water Year (forthcoming 2020), both with West 44 Books.

She holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, an MA from Bucknell University and a PhD in English from the University at Buffalo. Currently, she works as a freelance writer and serves as an elected city councilmember in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.