Emily Schultz is the cofounder of the influential Joyland magazine. Her newest novel, Little Threats, was published by GP Putnam's Sons and was named an Apple Books Best of November 2020 pick. Her novel, The Blondes, released in the U.S. with St. Martin’s Press and Picador, and in Canada with Doubleday was named a Best Book of 2015 by NPR, BookPage, and Kirkus Reviews. Schultz's writing has appeared in Elle, Slate, Evergreen Review, Vice, Hazlitt, and Prairie Schooner. She is currently a producer at indie media company Heroic Collective and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.