Emma Rosenbaum (she/her) is a mixed race, cis femme, interdisciplinary arts professional based in the Bay Area. Her personal arts practice spans from creative writing to sewing to playing the ukulele. She received her Bachelors in English at UC Berkeley, where she studied creative writing with acclaimed authors including Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Hass, Georgina Kleege, and Melanie Abrams. As the winner of the 2016 Roselyn Schneider Eisner Fiction Prize, Emma is published in several literary magazines and publications including The Daily Californian and The Weekender. Today, Emma splits her time between Aunt Lute Books, an intersectional feminist nonprofit publisher where she is the Editor and Director of Programs, and Southern Exposure, where she is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator. She continues to develop her career at the intersection of the arts and social justice, with a commitment to beauty as truth, contradiction, and story.
Featuring works by esteemed writers devorah major, Maw Shein Win, Kim Shuck, tiny gray-garcia, Val Vera, Jan Steckel, Arnoldo Garcia, J Spagnolo, Audrey CandyCorn, Lisa Ganser, Muteado Silencio, Dee Allen, and more, this anthology brings together pieces shared and inspired by Aunt Lute Books’ Home in the Bay project honoring voices impacted by gentrification, colonization, migration, and homelessness.