Courtney Gillette is a writer and teacher whose essays and book reviews have appeared in BuzzFeed, Tin House, Electric Literature, Lit Hub, Lambda Literary, Kirkus Reviews, and Medium, among others.
In 2013, her work was chosen by A.M. Homes for The Masters Review and in 2015 she won Gertrude Press’ Prose Contest. She has been named an Emerging Writer Fellow at Aspen Words Summer Words and a finalist for the BuzzFeed Emerging Writer Fellowship.
Since 2015 she has published one essay on the first of every month here. An adjunct professor of creative writing at Columbia University’s Narrative Medicine program, she lives in the Hudson Valley with one librarian and three cats.
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