EDUCATION

M.A. in English with concentration in Literature, Texas Woman’s University (2020)
         Experiential Student Scholar, Outstanding Master’s Student, Master’s Student of Excellence

M.A. in Teaching with concentration in English, Texas Woman’s University (2020)
        Outstanding MAT Intern 7-12 ELA

B.A. in English, Salem College (2016)
        Departmental honors, President’s Prize

B.A. in Creative Writing with concentration in Creative Nonfiction, Salem College (2016)
         Publications Excellence Award

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2019-Current        Teacher, Braswell High Schoolin Denton ISD

2018-2020        Course Developer & Summer Instructor, Duke University Talent Identification Program

2018-2019          Library Aide, Braswell High School in Denton ISD

2017-2018          Substitute Teacher, Denton ISD

2017-2018          Substitute Teacher, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD

2018                    Curriculum Developer, Wreck the System Recordings

GRANTS

2019 Parent Teacher Association Grant, Braswell High School PTA

2019 Denton Chamber of Commerce New Hire Grant

FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2019 Dr. Margaret Cuninggim Graduate Fellowship, Alpha Lambda Delta

2017-2020 Graduate Student Scholarship GM, Texas Woman’s University

2016 Competitive Conference Support, Safe Schools Annual LGBTQ Conference

2013-2016 Presidential Scholarship, Salem College

2014 Competitive Conference Support, Salem College

AWARDS AND HONORS

2020 May, Finalist for Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award, International Literary Awards

2020 May, Master’s Student of Excellence, TWU Graduate Student Council

2020 May, GLSEN Educator of the Year Nomination, GLSEN

2020 April, Outstanding MAT Intern 7-12 ELAR, TWU Educator Preparation Program

2020 April, Outstanding Master’s Student, TWU Alumni Association

2020 March, Teacher of Honor, Denton ISD

2019 October, Spirt Day Winner, Braswell High School Student Council

2019 September, Staffer of the Week, Braswell High School

2019 September, Tweetmaster, Braswell High School Tech Team

2019 April, Staffer of the Week, Braswell High School

2019 April, Tweemaster, Braswell High School Tech Team

2014, Pushcart Prize Nomination, Weasel Press

RESIDENCIES

2020 Peach House Poet in Residence, Spiderweb Salon

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

2020 Ramser, E. “Uncovering the History (and Future) of Blackout Poetry” Trish Hopkinson

2020 Ramser, E. “The Prince and the Dressmaker” Wow Review: 12.3

2017 Ramser, E. “Dying is Yucky and so is Writing About It” Wraith Infirmity Muses 1.1

CREATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Books

2016 Uhaul: A Collection of Lesbian Love Poems, Weasel Press

2015 Conjuring Her, Weasel Press

2015 I Forgot How to Write When They Diagnosed Me, Weasel Press

2014 Toast is Just Bread That Put Up a Fight, Weasel Press

Poetry

Forthcoming

2020 “the mosquitos” Thimble Literary Magazine

2020 “after you, i give myself permission” by a thread [a spiderweb salon anthology]

2020 “five memories of growing up with my father” by a thread [a spiderweb salon

                   anthology]

2020 “things that remind me of a capricorn, an ongoing list” by a thread [a spiderweb salon                    anthology]

Past

2020 “this neuropathy made me into an echo of myself” Quzaran-zine

2019 “Do Good. Be Good.” Book of the Dead II

2019 “this is a list of lists” The Best of Mad Swirl

2019 “when i became an album quilt” creative | collective C3 installation at Dallas Museum of      Art

2019 “My Gay Mom” Spiderweb Salon LOVES Pridenton

2019 “my thoughts while at Pepboys at 8am on a Friday” The Daedalian

2019 “an elegy to what we were” The Daedalian

2019 “when you became a cannibal” The Haunted Travel The Final Ride

2019 “when ants consume a body” The Haunted Traveler The Final Ride

2018 “the lesbian pulp fiction bookcase at recycled books” punk poetry

2018 “Questions for the Resume Workshop” (mac)ro(mic)

2016 “Mother Earth, am I your daughter” Plum Tree Tavern

2016 ““I asked a cow if she wanted depression meds” Best of Plum Tree Tavern

2016 “There Was a Secret Message on the Bottom of My Coffee Cup” The Merrimack Review

         Issue 4

2016 “Stage of Grief: Bargaining” mgversion2>datura issue 85

2016 “I’d steal you a skillet” The Best of Mad Swirl

2015 “Under your eyes” Dead Snakes Review

2015 “My Friend Jacques” Plum Tree Tavern

2015 “At a gas station in Alabama” The Camel Saloon

2015 “I asked a cow if she wanted depression meds” Plum Tree Tavern

2015 “Louisiana Rest Stop, 3 A.M.” Dead Snakes Review

2015 “Do not microwave” Plum Tree Tavern

2015 “How can I be an English major?” The Camel Saloon

2015 “I am in Lesbian Space” Carcinogenic Poetry

2015 “My Boss Ran Away to Gamble” Dead Snakes Review

INVITED TALKS

Forthcoming

2020 Panel Presentation on Creative Processes, Writespace

Past

2020 Supporting LGBTQIA+ Students in the Classroom, University of North Texas Education

Department

2020 Surviving Your First Year of Teaching, University of North Texas Education Department

2019    Supporting LGBTQIA+ Students in the Classroom, University of North Texas Education Department

2019 Freelancing Editing, Writing, and Marketing, Salem College Writing Center

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY

Forthcoming

2020    Ramser, E. “Saving Denton LGBTQIA+ History: Preserving, Organizing, and Digitizing the Collection of Denton LGBTQIA+ Activist Edra Bogle” TWU Experiential Student Scholars Symposium 

Past

2020    Ramser, E. “Uncovering Activism in the Archives: Exploring the Files of DFW LGBTQIA+ Activist Edra Bogle,” Conference of College Teachers of English

2020    Ramser, E. “Understanding What We Took Away: Uncovering the Political and Aesthetic Differences Between Erasure and Blackout Poetry,” Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

2019    Ramser, E. “Coming Out in Verse: Queer Poets and the Conflation of Author and Speaker,” ESLF Smart Talks at Texas Woman’s University

2016    Ramser, E. “Comic Books, Tech Columns, and Geek Culture: Writing for a Niche,” Collegiate Publications and Journalists Conference at Salem College

2016    Ramser, E. “The Bastardization of Persephone and Demeter: How Thornton Wilder Destroys the Mythical Maternal Relationship in His Pre–World War II Writing” Salem College Celebration of Academic Excellence

2014 Rodriguez, D., Schmidt, M., Nesbitt, T., and Ramser, E. “A Latino Listening Post: Los

         becados, donates y nuestro future” Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities

CAMPUS TALKS

Past

2020    Ramser, E. “Supporting Trans Students at Braswell High School for Administration” Braswell High School

2020    Ramser, E. “Supporting Trans Students at Braswell High School in the Classroom” Braswell High School

FEATURED PERFORMANCES

Past

2020 DIS! Xpression, sponsored by Disability Inclusion Society

2020 Spiderweb Salon Loves You, sponsored by Spiderweb Salon

2020 KUZUthon 3 on KUZU 92.9

2019 Spiderdead, sponsored by Spiderweb Salon

2019    The Gay Agenda Zine Release Showcase at University of North Texas, sponsored by UNT Pride Alliance

2019    collective | creative Opening Reception at the Dallas Museum of Arts, sponsored by Spiderweb Salon and the DMA

2019 Spiderweb Salon Loves Pridenton, sponsored by Pridenton and Spiderweb Salon

2019 RADIO POETS LIVE, sponsored by Spiderweb Salon and DMAC

2015    Poetry Slam featuring Isaac Sellers, Charlie Stern, Blair Ellis & Emily Ramser, Salem College

2015 Incunabula Release, Salem College

2014 NC Writer’s Showcase, Salem College

2013 Neck of the Woods Performance Series, Arts Wake Forest

Previously Recorded

2019 “when i became an album quilt” played on KUZU’s: BrainS of paRADise, pT 78

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Braswell High School

2020-2021 AP English Language and Composition (5 sections)

2019-2020 AP English Language and Composition (5 sections)

2019-2020 Yearbook (1 section)

Spiderweb Salon

2020 Narrative Poetry Workshop for Queer and Trans Teens (upcoming) *postponed indefinitely due to Covid-19

Duke University Talent Identification Program

2020 Creative Writing (Term 2) *canceled due to Covid-19

2019 Words That Matter (Term 2)

2019 Creative Writing (Term 1)

2018 Creative Writing (Term 1 & 2)

2016 Inspired Writers: Refining Your Creative Voice (Term 1 & 2, TA)

2015 Creative Writing (Term 2, TA)

2015 Truth, Justice, and The American Identity: The Comic Book in Context (Term 1, TA)

Arts Based School

2016 Fifth Grade (Fall Teaching Intern)

2016 Third Grade (Spring Teaching Intern)

Artistic Journaling Series at Unleashed Arts Center

2016 “How to Write Blackout and Erasure Poetry”

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2019-2020 “Saving Denton LGBTQIA+ History: Preserving, Organizing, and Digitizing the                          Collection of Denton LGBTQIA+ Activist Edra Bogle” Experiential Student Scholar

Program under the direction of Dr. Ashley Bender

2019           “Moments of Inscription: The Lives of Women Through Their Letters” at the       

                   Texas Woman’s University Special Collections under the direction of Dr. Ashley

                   Bender

2013-2015 Undergraduate Research Assistant for Dr. Darlene Rodriguez

DEPARMENTAL & UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Braswell High School

Current      Gay-Straight Alliance Sponsor
Current      Tech Team Member
2019-2020 Attendance Review Committee Member
2019-2020 Yearbook Advisor

Texas Woman’s University
2018          Volunteer Rater, Texas Woman’s University Core Assessment Academy

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & OUTREACH

Present      OUTreach Denton LGBTQIA+ Educators Task Force

Present      Assistant Workshop Coordinator for Spiderweb Salon

2017-2019 Champion, CASA of Denton County (2017-2018) 

2018           Co-Director of Christmas Donation Program, CASA of Denton County

MEDIA COVERAGE

2019 Interview with The Denton Vibe

2018 “Book Review Uhaul: A Collection of Lesbian Love Poems,” The Wagon Magazine

2016 “Author’s Interview By Scott Thomas Outlar,” The Wagon Magazine

2016 “Showcase Spotlight #1: Emily Ramser” by Scott Thomas Outlar

2016 “Book Review: Uhaul by Emily Ramser” by L.N. Holmes, A Vase of Wildflowers

2016 “You Have to Read U-Haul” by Sam Thurman, The Odyssey

2016 “Captivating illustrations illuminate poems in ‘Uhaul’” by Shea Bove, The Salemite

2016 “Student Illustrates Poetry Chapbook” by Eva Andrews, The Salemite

NON-ACADEMIC WORK

Writing & Editing

2013-2018 Contract Editor, Chiron Publications

2016-2017 Poetry Editor, Weasel Press

2013-2017 Assistant Editor, Vagabonds Creative Anthology

2016-2017 Writer, GeekSmash

2015-2017 Editorial Assistant, Change Seven Magazine

2014-2016 Assistant Editor, Weasel Press

Marketing

2018-2019 Marketing Manager, Twill Distilled

2018-2019 Marketing Manager, WTS Recordings

2017-2019 Marketing Manager, Wreck the System

2017           Marketing Manager, GeekSmash

CERTIFICATIONS

Texas Teaching Certification ESL Supplemental (2020) 

Texas Teaching Certification Journalism 7-12 (2020) 

Texas Teaching Certification English 7-12 (2019) 

Level 1 Flipgrid Certified Educator (2019)

Common Sense Media Certified Educator (2019)

Mental Health First Aid Certified (2019)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & AFFLIATIONS

Phi Kappa Phi

Spiderweb Salon

Epsilon Omega Epsilon

OUTreach Denton

Association of Texas Professional Educators

Omicron Delta Kappa

Mortar Board

Alpha Lambda Delta