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Emily Strelow

Ann Arbor, MI
Emily Strelow is a Foreword Indies finalist and Lambda Literary Award finalist for her debut novel The Wild Birds. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from University of Washington in Seattle, and has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science. She was born and raised in Oregon’s Willamette Valley but has lived all over the West. For the last decade she combined teaching writing with doing seasonal avian field biology. While doing field jobs she camped and wrote in remote areas in the desert, mountains and by the ocean. She is a mother to two boys, a naturalist, birder, and writer.

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