Emma grew up in Dunedin in the far south of New Zealand and has lived in Cornwall for almost twenty years. Her publications are the short story collections Three Roads, The Lost of Syros and Over the Dam, and a novella, Travelling in the Dark . She is co-editor of Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing, 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 and mentor, teaches creative writing and has read her work at many events including Port Eliot and Penzance Literary Festivals. Emma is currently writing a novella, The Crossing, and a short story collection about art and ghosts.