Emily Colin


About Emily:

Emily Colin is the author of Sword of the Seven Sins (Blue Crow 2020) and the forthcoming Seven Sins Trilogy. She is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The Memory Thief (Ballantine 2012) and The Dream Keeper’s Daughter (Ballantine 2017). With Katie Rose Guest Pryal, she co-editor the Young Adult anthology Wicked South: Secrets and Lies, Stories for Young Adults (Blue Crow 2018).

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. Sign up for Emily’s author newsletter. Visit her Amazon Author Page.


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