Emmalea Russo
  • Astrologer
  • Lenni-Lenape
  • New Jersey
Clientele Focus
  • Black
  • Indigenous
  • POC
  • Queer
Emmalea Russo

Emmalea Russo is a writer and artist. She also practices divination in the form of ancient astrology and tarot, often in conversation with film, poetry, and other art practices. Her books are G (2018) and Wave Archive (2019). Her essays, reviews, and poems have appeared widely in print and on the web, most recently in Artforum, American Chordata, BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Granta, Gulf Coast, Hyperallergic, Los Angeles Review of Books, and SF MOMA’s Open Space. She received her MFA in Art from Pratt Institute and is currently pursuing a PhD in Philosophy at GCAS. Emmalea has been a visiting critic and has taught workshops on poetry, philosophy, media, and art at various places including Saint Peter’s University, Northeastern University, Parsons School of Design, The Art Institute of Cincinnati, The Home School, and independently. She lives at the Jersey shore and co-edits Asphalte Magazine.


“The fortuneteller who uses cards and the seer who reads palms teach us at least that this time can at every moment be made simultaneous with another (not present).” — Walter Benjamin