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.
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.Read more