Her first novel, The Testament of Yves Gundron, was published in 2000 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. That novel was named a New York Times Book of the Year, and earned Barton a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship and the Bard Fiction Prize. Her second novel, Brookland, was published in the spring of 2006, also by Farrar, Straus and Giroux; the paperback was released by Picador in 2007 and was briefly a New York Times bestseller. "Brookland" was also named a New York Times Book of the Year, and one of the 25 best works of fiction and poetry of 2006 by the Los Angeles Times. Barton is the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation for 2006-07. She reviews books for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, and other publications.
She is married to Thomas Hopkins, another Jewish American fiction writer.
She is currently a writer in residence at Bard College.
Wipo Publishes Patent of Liquid Light, Emily Barton Cole, Kyle Teamey, Andrew B. Bocarsly, Narayanappa Sivasankar for "Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Carboxylic Acids, Glycols and Carboxylates" (American Inventors)
Jan 16, 2013; GENEVA, Jan. 16 -- Publication No. WO/2013/006711 was published on Jan. 10.Title of the invention: "REDUCTION OF CARBON DIOXIDE...
FICTION EXTRACT: The Pursuit of Modernity - the Testament of Yves Gundron ; the Testament of Yves Gundron by Emily Barton Canongate Pounds 9.99: Emily Barton's Novel Is Set in a Seemingly Backward, Rural Community. but All Is Not as It Appears and a New Invention Is about to Transform Village Life Forever
Mar 04, 2001; Yves has devised a solution to a common problem in the village: the strangulation of many working horses by their loads. Here, he...