Emma grew up in Dunedin in the far south of New Zealand and has lived in Cornwall for almost twenty years. Her publications are a novella, Travelling in the Dark (Fairlight Books, 2018), a short story pamphlet Over the Dam (Red Squirrel Press, 2015) and a short story collection, The Lost of Syros (Cultured Llama Press, 2015).
She is co-editor of Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing (The History Press, 2018), a bold and striking new anthology which showcases Cornwall’s finest contemporary writers. Her short stories have won three awards, including the Society of Authors’ Tom-Gallon Trust Award, and have been published in literary journals in England, New Zealand and Australia.
She works as a ghostwriter, teaches creative writing and has read her work at many events including Port Eliot and Penzance Literary Festivals. Emma is currently writing a second short story collection, Three Roads, and a new novel, The Crossing.