Essays in Print

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

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Emma Kate Tsai's Ruminations

Emma Kate Tsai shares her thoughts here.

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Self Portrait

I'm a woman who slumps, the result of a child who slumped. Or slouched or…

I’m sending my baby boy to Montessori school.

I'm sending my baby boy to Montessori school. This means his clothes will be put…

I remember.

I remember when I broke out in a rash, an unfortunate allergic reaction to penicillin.…


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.