Emily Linstrom



The Literary Bohemian

Cretan Love Letter

A decade ago, a different Greece.

Homestead Review

Two Poems

One about a brother who died before I was born, but had he lived I’d not be here; the other about the mysteries of suburban women.

Rose Red Review

Issue No. 11, Winter 2014

"Heirloom," in memory of my grandmother

Eunoia Review

Blonde Bronte

I carved out my flesh with breast-cupped shells, pressed until the blood mixed with the spit, till I perspired pearls and rose like Venus through all your girls, the trapdoor in...

Mixed Media



"Erlking" is a modern-day interpretation of the darkly seductive Erlkönig, featured throughout folklore and most famously in Goethe's poem and Schubert's musical interpretation....

The Continental Review


A short visual narrative inspired by ancestral nostalgia, lucid dreaming, and the ache within each of us to rewrite our histories as the stuff of romantic epics, rather than...

Nailed Magazine

Annabel | Nailed Magazine

"Annabel" is a short film curated in the style of archival footage, set to Erik Satie's Gnossiene No.1 and narrated through an original poem. It tells the macabre little tale of...

Literary Orphans

Grave Rubber: A Self Portrait by Emily Linstrom

"Edinburgh is a mad god's dream..."

Wicked Alice


"Lavinia," a self portrait inspired by Shakespeare's first produced play Titus Andronicus.


Fire and Regret - by Fernando Pacheco and Emily Linstrom

A short film by Fernando Pacheco and Emily Linstrom. We created this film in a few hours, late on a Monday night. It's my first short film and my first time working with the...



"Radiance" by Snazz Mammoth featuring : Emily Linstrom Nicholas Adamski Director & DP: Brandon Herman Editor: Jackie Todd

Rogue Agent Journal

Amore Fati

Amor fati is a Latin phrase that loosely translates as "love of one's fate." It was not always so. There was a time when fate was a daemon riding my back, or else an explosion...

nature studies

An Interview About My Project "Gilda's Girls"

In-depth discussion with Sarah Valeri about my project Gilda's Girls, an intimate ongoing study in which all women are invited to participate.



Happy 20th Anniversary, Titanic: Thanks for Introducing Me to Big Screen Body Shaming

It turned out the response to Winslet’s nudity was only half the rude awakening.

American Slander

Don't Tell Me What To Do: A Review of "By The Sea"

A handful of years ago I worked with a vocalist who met Angelina Jolie-Pitt while touring. She more or less said what most people who encounter the starlet report: that she's...

American Slander

High Spirits: A Bit O'Childhood Nostalgia

It's a universal truth that the movies you loved as a kid don't always grow up with you. Conversely, it's a universal smack of awesome when they actually get better with...