Emilly Prado is a writer, educator, and interim director of Youth Programs at Literary Arts in Portland, Oregon. When not writing or teaching, Emilly moonlights as DJ Mami Miami with Noche Libre, the Latinx DJ collective she cofounded in 2017. Learn more at www.emillyprado.com or @emillygprado on Twitter and Instagram.
A big eclectic mix of things, depending on my mood. Some favorites include 2Pac, Selena, the Shirelles, Los Saicos, Fleetwood Mac, the Spits, and so many local Portland bands like Brown Calculus, Y La Bamba, and more.
TV: Adventure Time, X-Files, Broad City, Twin Peaks, and Bob's Burgers.
MOVIES: Clueless, Paris, Texas, all the documentaries, and John Waters films.
Bitch, bell hooks, Black Girl Dangerous, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Street Roots, and Lonely Planet.