Emily Bouch


Em Lyons Bouch is an English teacher at North Catholic High School, Pittsburgh. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree in English and Anthropology. She went on to earn a master's degree in education through Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education, teaching for two years in Montgomery, Alabama. Em is the author of the novel Moving the Chains and is currently a group leader for the mental health organization Recovery International. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Damian.


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