Emily M. Danforth
|Born||January 17, 1980|
Miles City, Montana
|Alma mater||University of Montana (MFA)|
University of Nebraska–Lincoln (PhD)
|Genre||Young adult, LGBT|
|Notable works||The Miseducation of Cameron Post|
|Partner||Erica E. Edsell|
Emily M. Danforth (born January 17, 1980) is an American author. She is Associate Professor of English at Rhode Island College, teaching creative writing and literature. Her debut novel, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, was published in February 2012. This book became the basis for a 2018 film with the same name.
Danforth was born and raised in Miles City, Montana. She attended Hofstra University, where she came out. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Montana and earned her Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
- Danforth, Emily M. (February 28, 2012). "Growing Up Gay in the 1990s: Has That Much Changed for Today's Gay Youth?". Huffington Post.
- Minzesheimer, Bob (March 7, 2012). "New voices: Emily Danforth's 'Cameron Post'". USA Today.
- Sittenfeld, Curtis (Feb 8, 2012). "The Best Novel About a "De-Gaying Camp" Ever Written". Slate.
- Danforth's biography on her website
- Author profile on Goodreads
- Emily M. Danforth on Twitter
- Emily M. Danforth on Tumblr
|This article about a novelist of the United States born in the 1980s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|