Essays in Print

Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience launches this May. Read more about Emma's writing here.

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Addie & Emma at Christmas
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Emma Kate Tsai's Ruminations

Emma Kate Tsai shares her thoughts here.

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Creative Writing Camp

Creative Writing Camp is always a delight. Coming up with writing prompts for young children…

A blues poem.

And so I stand here waiting Waiting for the right choice to appear Wondering hoping…

How to Train a Writer

1. Stand themĀ up straight and have them say, "I am a writer." 2. Take away…


About the Author

Emma Kate Tsai is the author of "An Edible Religion," published in Connotation Press, "Twins," an excerpt of Say My Name: A Memoir of Lost Identity, published in the Rice University School of Continuing Study Writers' Gallery, "How I Reconnected to My Father Through Food" and "Hands of Love--My Father's," published in Elephant Journal, "A Chinese-American Girl: Drinking from East to West," published in Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up, "Spell of Starvation," published in Loving for Crumbs, "Colorblind," published in Brain Child Magazine, and "Half-American to Half-Chinese," published in the upcoming Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience.

Emma is a writer and editor in Houston, Texas. More about her editing can be found at emmaedits.com. She has a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Houston and a master's degree in liberal studies from Rice University. Emma's current book project is a memoir on identity in identical twins and is in progress.