Hi, my name is Emma and I live and write on the unceded land of the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people in Canberra, Australia.

I hold a Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons) from the Australian National University.

From 2016-2019 I edited and wrote for online publication Leiden, and in 2017 we published ‘Building a Conscious Wardrobe (and other fun things)’ a book championing conscious consumerism.

In May, 2021 my first novel ‘Now that I see you’ won the Australian/Vogel Literary Award. It is available in both Australia and the United States and you can read the first chapter here. I am currently working on my second novel with funding support from artsACT and developing an interdisciplinary live performance work.

I am engaged in a number of arts advocacy roles including: