Emily Corey

Emily Corey is an award-winning writer and editor for web, multi-media, and advertising as well as for books and the theater. She has received the Gold and Silver CLIO Awards, the Belding Award, the Benny Award, and the London International Advertising Award. Her writing has been selected as part of the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Fashion Archive Collection and has been honored for professional excellence in Communication ArtsCreativity Magazine, and Studio Magazine.

She has written for Guess, Hewlett-Packard, Melles-Griot, Dakota Specialty Milling (formally Roman Meal Milling Company), the California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Choice Organic Teas, Virgin Records, Warner Brothers Records, Knowledge Adventure, Sound Options, and Glassworks. She is editor of the A Decade of Guess; Guess? The Third Decade. 

She is co-book writer of the musical Songs From The Tall Grass, which made its world premiere at the historic Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC. Songs From The Tall Grass has received the National Endowment for the Arts American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius grant and the Challenge America grant.

Emily is co-author of Improvising Out Loud: My Life Teaching Hollywood How To Actthe memoir about her father, Jeff Corey and his life as an actor in Hollywood and New York, his blacking listing in Hollywood when he refused to name names in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee, and how he became the most important acting teacher in Hollywood. Improvising Out Loud: My Life Teaching  Hollywood How To Act will be published by the University Press of Kentucky in May 2017. www.improvisingoutloud.com

Emily received her B.A. in American History from UC Berkeley and a Masters of Library Science from UCLA.


Emily Corey