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General Information

Name:  Emily Belden  

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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Belden is a Chicago native. She lives in Roscoe Village.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emily Belden is a food journalist, social media marketer, and storyteller. She is the author of the novels, Hot Mess and Husband Material, as well as Eightysixed: A Memoir about Unforgettable Men, Mistakes, and Meals. After she tiled her bedroom floor in over 60,000 pennies - all heads up for good luck - she was a guest on The Today Show and her story was covered by media outlets across the country.

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