Emily Asad

Author - Educator - Writing Coach

Emily Asad: A Minnesotan Author

A native Minnesotan, nothing makes Emily happier than reading by the fireplace while it’s blizzarding outside. Her favorite authors include Tamora Pierce, Louisa May Alcott, and Frances Hodgson Burnett. As a veteran high-school English teacher, her favorite subject is British Literature, especially the Chaucer poems. As a juggler, she uses her students for guinea pigs to perform her short plays, and she often conducts a Jester Academy that teach kids to juggle and tell corny jokes. In her spare times, she bakes bread and studies chess.

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  1. Janet, I’ve thoroughly eojnyed your posts about the various TED talks we heard in Waterloo in March. And I love your recommendation to your readers to not limit themselves to topics they’re already interested in. As Robert Louis Stevenson once said:The world is so full of a number of thingsI’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.

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