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Emily is originally from Hamilton, Ontario but has lived in Aberdeen, Scotland for eleven years. She completed a Master of Letters in Creative Writing at the University of Aberdeen in 2012 and went on to complete her PhD in 2016.


She writes short stories, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction. Her writing has been featured internationally in publications from Scotland, Canada, Australia, and the United States. 


Emily is currently the Writer in Residence at Roxburghe House, a palliative care hospital in Aberdeen. She facilitates both private and commissioned creative writing workshops in the city and teaches creative writing at Aberdeen College and the University of Aberdeen. 

She was awarded a 2022/23 Creative Funding grant from Aberdeen City Council. 


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