"These accessible yet sophisticated essays on modern life are so astute, you'll think the author has been hiding in your closet." O Magazine on Book of Days
Emily Fox Gordon is the author of four books, Mockingbird Years: A Life in and Out of Therapy, Are You Happy? A Childhood Remembered, It Will Come To Me - which is her first novel - and the newly published Book of Days: Personal Essays. Her work has appeared in such journals as Boulevard, Salmagundi, The American Scholar and the Southwest Review. Many of her essays have been anthologized.
She has taught writing workshops at Rice University, the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston, The New School, the University of Wyoming and Houston's writing organization, Inprint. Her work has received two Pushcart Prizes and her memoir Mockingbird Years was a New York Times Notable Book. On April 9th, Gordon was named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow.