Hello! My name is Emilie DeFazio. I’m a graduate student and freelance writer from Sacramento, California who spends her time thinking about film criticism, creative nonfiction, the English writing classroom, and whether or not she should invest in a beta fish. You can find my published pieces, social media pages and those writing samples you’re dying to read on this site, as well as a few blog posts. When I’m not at the movies or in class, I like to bake, play with my cats, and read memoirs about women from troubled backgrounds who find success in just being themselves.