Emily Malloy is a writer, editor and copy editor who knows a thing or two about putting words in their place. And making them snappy. And then shuffling them around for better emphasis. When she needs a break from playing with words? She reads. She may also be spotted strolling around campus and perusing the North Stacks fiction section in the library.
Malloy began her career in communications at the University of Denver and Boston University, where she guided international students through the application process. Most recently, she worked for 10 years as a health and science writer at a local publishing company — an early pioneer in the health literacy movement — that is recognized for its research-based, accessible products.
Malloy’s version of an ideal day would include coffee on her deck before hiking to the top of Mount Sugarloaf. After ensnaring her family of five in an adventure within the Pioneer Valley and eating a meal she didn’t cook, she’d bask in the warm glow of a crackling outdoor fire pit and guide grubby hands in the art of making s’mores.