Author: Emilly Giselle Prado

Emilly Giselle Prado is a writer and educator living in Portland, Oregon. She is a "first-and-a-half" generation Chicana raised in the San Francisco Bay Area by a first- generation Mexican American and a Mexican immigrant. Emilly spent half a decade working as a freelance multimedia journalist, producing award-winning reporting centered on the voices and experiences of people from historically marginalized communities. She is the author of Examining Assimilation (Enslow, 2019) a youth non-fiction book about the intersections of identity and society. Her writing can be found in NPR, Marie Claire, Bitch Media, Eater, The Oregonian, Ms. Magazine, and more. When not writing, Emilly serves as the Director of Youth Programs at Literary Arts by day and moonlights as DJ Mami Miami with Noche Libre, the Latinx DJ collective she co-founded in 2017.

Funeral for Flaca
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Funeral for Flaca

Future Tense Books

Literary Nonfiction. Latinx Studies. FUNERAL FOR FLACA is an exploration of things lost and found—love, identity, family—and the traumas that transcend bodies, borders, cultures, and generations. Emilly Prado retraces her experience coming of age as...

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