Tucson Festival of Books

Emilly G Prado (she/her)

Christine Dong

Emilly Prado is an award-winning author and journalist, and community organizer based in Portland, Oregon. Her debut essay collection, "Funeral for Flaca," has been called, “Utterly vulnerable, bold, and unique,” by Ms. Magazine and is a winner of a 2022 Pacific Northwest Book Award, amongst other prizes. She moonlights as DJ Mami Miami with Noche Libre, the Latinx DJ collective she co-founded in 2017. Learn more at emillyprado.com or on social media @emillygprado.

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Funeral for Flaca: Essays
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Future Tense Books
July 2021
ISBN 9781892061874
200 pages