Emily Carter (born December 1960 in New York City) is an American writer. She has been married to ex-punk rock guitarist (Christian Death, The Joneses, The Mau-Mau's) Johnnie Sage Ammentorp since 1999. They divide their time between New Haven, CT and New York City.
High School: Robert Louis Stevenson School for Gifted Underachievers. College: New York University. Her work appeared in The New Yorker, Story, Gathering of the Tribes, Between C & D, Artforum, Open City, Great River Review, and Poz.
- 1996 McKnight Foundation Artist Fellowship for Writers Grant
- 1998 The Loft Literary Center Grant
- 2001 Whiting Award for Fiction
- Glory Goes and Gets Some. Coffee House Press. 2000. ISBN 978-1-56689-101-1.
- Garrison Keillor, Katrina Kenison, eds. (1998). "Glory Goes and Gets Some". The Best American Short Stories. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 978-0-395-87514-8.
- "A word with the writer: Emily Carter", Collected Stories, 2000
- "Tales of the City": Emily Carter interviewed by Claude Peck" "POZ Magazine," August 1998
- "An Encyclopedia of Little Abominations": Emily Carter interview featured on cover of City Pages, Minneapolis, August 30, 2000
- Profile at The Whiting Foundation