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Doak, Emily E., MFA




English, Asbury Hall, Room 12
Greencastle, IN


Literary Magazine Managing Editor with rank of Assistant Professor of English

Emily Doak has a BFA in film from NYU and an MFA in fiction from Indiana University. She also studied at School of American Ballet and has a diploma in ballet from University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Her short stories have been published in the Gettysburg Review, Crazyhorse, Inkwell, Isotope, Barrelhouse, Booth, Yemassee and the Main Street Rag anthology Altered States. Her poetry has appeared in The Spoon River Poetry Review and Rhino. Her short story collection has been a finalist or semifinalist for the Flannery O'Connor Award, the Ohio State University Short Fiction Prize, the Iowa Short Fiction Awards, Sarabande’s Mary McCarthy Prize, the Hudson Prize, the St. Lawrence Book Award, the Spokane Prize, the Elixir Press Fiction Award and the Autumn House Fiction Prize. Her story "Hatchling" was one of thirty "Other Notable Mystery Stories of 2012" in Best American Mystery Stories, 2013. She also has been a waiter fellow at Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and was an alternate for a 2011-2012 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship. She has taught writing at DePauw since 2006.