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Jodie Noel Vinson is a writer & editor based in Providence.

Jodie Noel Vinson received her MFA in non-fiction creative writing from Emerson College, where she developed The Only House in the World, a book about her literary travels. Her essays and reviews have been published or are forthcoming in Agni, Ploughshares, Creative Non-Fiction, The Gettysburg Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Arkansas International, Pleiades, Nowhere Magazine, The Kenyon Review, Brevity, December magazine, The Rumpus, Rain Taxi, The Los Angeles Review of Books, SAND, Kyoto Journal, The Concord Saunterer, Green Mountains Review, Literary Matters, Outside In Literary & Travel Magazine, and Minerva Rising. Her work has been anthologized in Around the World: An Anthology of Travel Writing and in Home is Elsewhere, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, long-listed for the Notting Hill Essay Prize, and selected as “Notable Essay” in The Best American Essays (2015 and 2016). She is the recipient of the St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award, a semi-finalist for the Zone 3 Creative Nonfiction Book Award, and runner-up for the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize. Jodie lives with her husband in Providence, where she is writing a book about insomnia, The Insomniac's Wife.