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Emily Colin

About Emily:

Emily Colin is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Memory Thief and The Dream Keeper’s Daughter. With Goldenjay Books, she is the editor of Wicked South: Secrets and Lies, Stories for Young Adults, and she is the author of the forthcoming Seven Sins trilogy (which you can read about here).

Her diverse life experience includes organizing a Coney Island tattoo and piercing show, hauling fish at the Florida Keys’ Dolphin Research Center, roaming New York City as an itinerant teenage violinist, helping launch two small publishing companies, and serving as the associate director of DREAMS of Wilmington, a nonprofit dedicated to immersing youth in need in the arts.

A 2017 Pitch Wars mentor, she is the 2017 recipient of the North Carolina Sorosis Award for Excellence in Creative Writing and the 2018 recipient of the North Carolina Greater Foundation of Women’s Clubs Lucy Bramlett Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing. Originally from Brooklyn, she lives in Wilmington, NC, with her family.