Emily Linstrom

Scrittrice.

Portfolio

Personal Essays, Travel Pieces, & Explorations

What Dracula's Castle Taught Me About The Perils Of Bigotry
Satan is a skinny b*tch.
A Room With A Brew
My Florentine adventure and chance encounter with an inspiring coffee entrepreneur this past summer.
Girls And Dolls: Navigating A Childhood Obsession
There’s the haves and the have-nots, and the only thing standing between the two is a vinyl doll in pantaloons.
The Big D
Adventures in major depressive disorder.
The Privileged Mope - Queen Mob's Tea House
"What will we do with ourselves this afternoon, and the day after that, and the next thirty years?" Daisy Buchanan wasn't the only one to pose this existential dilemma.

Journalism

Stirring His Brandy With A Nail: An Interview With Albatross Owner Eric Bechard
penned under the name Emmie Linstrom
Smooth Sailing, Smoother Spirits: Pilot House Distilling
penned under the name Emmie Linstrom
Pacific Perfection: An Interview With Katie Rathmell of Pacific Window Restoration
penned under the name Emmie Linstrom
Love For All: The Lower Columbia Q Center
penned under the name Emmie Linstrom
Art + Astoria: The Evolution of AVA
penned under the name Emmie Linstrom

Fiction

House/Beautiful
A two-truths-and-a-lie satire concerning lifestyle blogs, elite interior magazines, two con artists, and the necessary acquiring of things.
Black Blizzard
My award -winning short story about a Depression-era dustbowl family, and the many ways magic can be twisted to corrupt or cope.
Skadi
They say she is the soul of all wasted women: beautiful and barren, she is the suicide of winter, the white bone buried beneath the seedling; a strange and dangerous tree...
Doodlebug
A tale about a family of monstrous immortals squatting in "a part of London even London has no recollection of..."
Melusine
No more little mermaids.
Red
What were faerie tales but the earliest birds and bees talk?

Poetry/Prose

The Traits You Take
​Somewhere in your ancestral villa lives a woman who slices persimmons like she was born to handle knives and babies
Photo Tale: Ash Birthday
Birthday musings, witchy images.
Notes From My Travels + 2 Poems
Poems and reflections from my summer in Italy & Greece
Poem: "Oracle"
Once I inhabited my body like a Trojan horse...
Emily Linstrom: Special Feature
1 year anniversary of my Featured Poet pieces on seduction, loss, women, and Castro's Cuba.
Poem: Flight For Valeri
Written in thanks for a year of shipwrecks + wonders
Every Curve is a Word
Tapping me like a keg marked "Woman"
Poem: Only Aria
Farewell.
Two Poems
Latin lovers and childhood remnants
Trillo
We are such stuff as dreams are made on---are dreams, therefore, the stuff of us?

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