Emilly Prado

EMILLY GISELLE PRADO is a writer, DJ, and educator living in Portland, Oregon with roots in the San Francisco Bay Area and Michoacán, Mexico. As an award-winning multimedia journalist, Emilly spent half a decade reporting on stories and amplifying the voices of people from marginalized communities. She is a Blackburn Fellow and MFA candidate at Randolph College, and a previous Community Journalism Fellow awarded in partnership with Oregon Humanities, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Pulitzer Prizes. www.emillyprado.com

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Emilly Prado

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Q & A with Emilly Prado
Issue 03: Luz/Illumination

Q & A with Emilly Prado

Author Emilly Prado shares insights about her writing process and her new book of autobiographical essays.

Emilly Prado
La Llorona
Issue 03: Luz/Illumination

La Llorona

“What is the name for a grief that creeps in after losing something, mixed with the back-dated guilt and shame of not really noticing? What is the nickname for a person who no longer embodies their name? What happens to a person who has become unrecognizable to some? What do we call a tree that’s been severed from its roots? A person who has been robbed of their identity?”

Emilly Prado

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