Emily Maynard

Emily Maynard is an outgoing introvert from Portland, Oregon. She likes Twitter, vegetables, mentoring college students, and new information on anything. SEmaynardhe is a Featured Columnist for Prodigal Magazine and writes about love, faith, and growing up on her blog: emilyisspeakingup.com.

Emily’s conversational style invites a creative reexamination of Christian social values like modesty, purity, and romance narratives. She is passionate about dismantling unhealthy control-based theologies and exploring faith with others who are healing from spiritual abuse.

Author Rachel Held Evans called Emily a “Writer to Watch in 2013” and Emily has been frequently checking mirrors ever since.