Emmy Laybourne is a novelist, screenwriter, lyricist and actress. Her first novel, Monument 14, will be published by Feiwel and Friends, a division of Macmillan, June 5, 2012. She will be a part of Macmillan‘s Fierce Reads book tour in the summer of 2012.
As an actress, Emmy appeared in films opposite Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon, Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks and John Travolta; co-starred in a TV series with David Allen Greer and Delta Burke; and improvised with groups like Chicago City Limits and the Upright Citizens Brigade.
Emmy is currently a participant in the prestigious BMI Music Theater workshop and is working on a musical comedy with composer Lauren Cregor Devine about a mystical Greek Chorus that helps New Yorkers resolve their personal problems.