Emilly Giselle Prado is a writer, photographer, and library assistant currently living in Portland, Oregon. A Chicana native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she has been writing and photographing since she was a child though has no formal training in either.Using an intersectional feminist framework, her writing typically focuses on stories of marginalized communities in music, culture, activism, and art. Her work has appeared in Bitch Media, the Portland Mercury, Feministing, and Travel Portland amongst other publications. In 2016 she was the recipient of a Spectrum Scholarship through the American Library Association and is a current MLIS student at San Jose State University. She is in the process of writing a body of personal works about the intersections of her experiences with identity, trauma, biculturality, systems of oppression, and family history as the foundation for a future book. When not writing, working, or schooling, she makes zines, sells homemade buttons, and travels as much as possible. You can email her at emillygprado@gmail.com.