Denise Emanuel Clemen has worked as an art model, a merchant of her own blood plasma, and an assembly-line worker in a factory where she became an expert at assembling toy manure spreaders. Her fiction and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in the Georgetown Review (including an honorable mention for their prize), Two Hawks Quarterly, Literary Mama, The Rattling Wall, Fiction Fix, Knee-Jerk, the Delmarva Review, Superstition Review, and others. She’s received fellowships to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, the Ragdale Foundation, and was an Auvillar fellow at Moulin à Nef in France in 2009. Denise received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Nebraska in 2010.


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