Emily Mitchell’s collection of short stories : Viral (W. W. Norton), was featured on The New York Times shortlist for July 12, 2015. The collection, which has been called “dazzling”, balances absurdist humor with a haunting pathos.
American-Statesman, the Providence Journal and the Madison Capital Times.
Her short fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, New England Review, Alaska Quarterly Review as well as other literary journals. Emily’s review-essays have appeared in The New York Times and the New Statesman. She teaches fiction at the University of Maryland.