Emily is originally from Hamilton, Ontario, but now resides in Aberdeen, Scotland. 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 has published flash and short fiction and creative non-fiction, and her work has been featured in publications in Scotland, Canada, Australia, and the United States. Two extracts from her first novel, Wedgewood, were published in 2015, another is forthcoming in May 2019.


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 was awarded a 2017/18 and 2018/19 Creative Funding Award from Aberdeen City Council.

She is also a Creative Writing lecturer at Aberdeen College. 


Click here to see Emily reading at the Granite Noir Festival! 

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Check out Emily's blog to see her progress with the August 30 word challenge.


New writing posted daily!