Emily Vizzo (M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts) covered Congress for Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C. and her essay "A Personal History of Dirt," was a Best American Essays notable essay. Her published books include Giantess (YesYes Books) and Starflower: The Making of Poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay, co-written with J.M. Farkas. Emily translates from Spanish and Italian, serves as the social media editor for University of Southern California’s Air/Light Magazine, and editorial-side with Whetstone Media. Previous involvements include AIR for the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California Coastal Fund grant recipient, and Nobel Teacher Summit panelist.