Emily Polson

Emily Polson is a freelance writer and publishing assistant at Simon & Schuster. Originally from central Iowa, she studied English and creative writing at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi, before moving to a small Basque village to teach English to trilingual teenagers. Now living in Brooklyn, she can often be found meandering through Prospect Park listening to a good audiobook. Twitter: @emilycpolson | https://emilycpolson.wordpress.com/

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read April–June 2019

Find your next great read from Rioters recent favorite reads!

50 Must-Read Books by YouTubers

Comment, like, subscribe--and read! Check out these must-read books by YouTubers like Shane Dawson, Issa Rae, The Try Guys, Hank Green, and Miranda Sings!

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Make daily poetry a part of your reading routine for National Poetry Month, and beyond, through one of these four easy methods.

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Angie Thomas launched ON THE COME UP in NYC, introducing readers to Bri Jackson, a teen rapper who must overcome stereotypes to find her voice.

13 Feminist Books to Gift This Galentine’s Day

5 Authors I’m Finally Going to Read This Year (No, Really)

Because saying "Oh yeah, I've been meaning to read Zadie Smith for a while now" just isn't going to cut it anymore.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read In December 2018

These were Rioters favorite reads in December and you can come tell us yours!

7 Satisfying Slime Books for Kids and Adults Written By Pro Slimers