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Emily Fridlund

Post-doctoral Associate

Rockefeller Hall, Room 435


Emily Fridlund grew up in the Twin Cities and received her MFA in fiction from Washington University in Saint Louis. In 2014, she completed her PhD in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California. Her short fiction is forthcoming or has appeared in ZYZZYVA, Boston ReviewSouthwest ReviewFiveChaptersNew Orleans ReviewSou'wester, and The Portland Review, among other journals. Emily is currently revising her first novel, History of Wolves, which was supported by a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for feminist projects.  Along with her novel, Emily's graduate research was a study of simultaneity in modernist and contemporary narrative called The Usual Things in Unusual Places.


  • English


  • Craft of Fiction
  • Twentieth-Century British and American Literature
  • Women's Writing and Feminist Theory
  • Narrative Theory