Emma was born and grew up in the far south of New Zealand. She lives in Cornwall.
Her publications are Over the Dam (Red Squirrel Press, 2015) and The Lost of Syros (Cultured Llama Press, 2015). Her novella Travelling in the Dark (Fairlight Books, 2018) is part of their series of Fairlight Moderns. She is co-editor of Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing (The History Press, 2018.) Her second short story collection, Three Roads, will be published by Red Squirrel Press in 2021.
Emma’s writing has won awards including the Hall and Woodhouse DLF Writing Prize 2019 and the Society of Authors’ Tom-Gallon Trust Award 2011. Her work has been published in literary journals in England, New Zealand and Australia.
Emma offers short story critiques and manuscript assessments. Alongside her role as a ghostwriter, she writes articles, book reviews and restaurant reviews.