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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, Harvard Review, Ploughshares, Creative Non-Fiction, The Rumpus, The Gettysburg Review, The Massachusetts Review, Arkansas International, Nowhere Magazine, The Kenyon Review, Kyoto Journal, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among other placesHer work has been anthologized in Around the World: An Anthology of Travel Writing and in Home is Elsewhere, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and selected as “Notable Essay” in The Best American Essays (2015, 2016, 2019) and The Best American Travel Writing (2019). She is the recipient of the St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award, runner-up for the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize and finalist for the 2019 New Letters Nonfiction Award. Jodie lives with her husband in Providence, where she is writing a book about insomnia, The Insomniac's Wife.