Emily Hunt Kivel is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York with a secret life in Texas.
She is the author of the poetry chapbook "John Travolta Considers His Odds," and is currently at work on her first novel. Her fiction and poetry appear or are forthcoming in Midnight Breakfast, Harlequin Creature, The Nervous Breakdown, Artillery Magazine, and Yay! LA Magazine, and others.
She is currently earning her MFA in Fiction and Literary Translation from Columbia University. In 2017, she was awarded the UWP Fellowship from Columbia University. In 2018, she was selected for the De Alba fellowship.