She is Co-Founder & Editor and the website manager of an experimental, genreless quarterly literary journal called A VELVET GIANT.
Emma writes personal essays, poetry, video essays, and hybrid forms. Her work is published in Juked, TriQuarterly, Glass Mountain, and elsewhere. In 2019, one of her essays was selected as a semifinalist by The Center for Women Writers for the Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award, judged by Melissa Febos.
She has also been selected as an alternate for the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts filmmaking residency. Her essays and video essays have been awarded 1st place in Personal Essay, 1st place in Image-Text, and the Judge's Prize in the Ithaca College Writing Contest.
She currently lives in Manhattan, where she is an Essay Writing Instructor for Writopia Lab as well as the Administrative & Financial Assistant for the Department of English & Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Emma Sheinbaum earned her Bachelor of Arts in Writing with concentrations in Nonfiction and Creative Writing from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY, where she also minored in English Literature, Counseling, and the Honors Program. She graduated summa cum laude and first in her Humanities & Sciences School class in May 2018.