What is marriage but another form of colonization? A renaming? A power taken, a power taken away?...more
Emily Schikora was born and raised in and around Fairbanks, Alaska. She has a chapbook, I Thought I Was Your Favorite (Habit Books) and is currently working on a collection of essays about displacement, love, and addiction, tentatively titled, When the Men Come Home. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she writes, manages a consignment boutique, and directs Show:Tell, The Workshop for Teen Artists and Writers.