About Emily Prager
Emily Prager is an American author, actress and journalist.
Prager starred in The Edge of Night on television in the 1960s, and was a contributing editor of The National Lampoon Magazine an a performer on The National Lampoon Radio Hour. She was a writer for, and briefly a cast member of Saturday Night Live, a writer-performer in the cult film, Mr. Mike's Mondo Video, and Robert Longo's Arena Brains. Her works include a compendium of her humor writing In the Missionary Position, the acclaimed short story collection A Visit From the Footbinder and Other Stories, and the novels Eve's Tattoo, Clea and Zeus Divorce, and Roger Fishbite, and a memoir Wuhu Diary. She is a Literary Lion of the New York Public Library, and in the year 2000 she received the first online journalism award for commentary given by Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She currently teaches at the Shanghai American School (Pudong Campus) in Shanghai, China.