About

About

Emma is an emerging writer from Meanjin (Brisbane), Australia, currently in her second year of a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Creative Writing.

Emma grew up on the beaches of South East Queensland and her stories often explore how our experiences of place inevitably shape the lives and relationships of the people that live there. Occasionally, she also writes about zombies.

Recent Posts

Fear & Fury: Kate Mildenhall’s The Mother Fault

As a mother, Mildenhall had a growing fear of the future of her country with what looked like an increasingly authoritarian government and a lack of empathy from its citizens towards vulnerable asylum seekers. Motivated by this anxiety, anger and frustration, Mildenhall put pen to paper and began to write The Mother Fault.

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Number twenty-five

Number Twenty-Five crouches over, knobbly spine swaying with the rhythm of the slight breeze. In his hand he holds a pair of scissors; not the kind you’d normally see in the hands of a gardener, mind you.

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Shame

He said // This is your fault.It was twenty-three years ago.When I tried to speak dirt choked mythroatso I lay on the forest floora summer storm cooling the earthand I was quietas he destroyed me.I could smell the rain that…

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