Emily studied Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London. Her latest novel One Puzzling Afternoon was chosen as an Indie Book of the Month. Notes on My Family, Emily's debut YA/crossover novel, was nominated for the Carnegie medal and featured as book of the week in The Sunday Times. Emily is also the author of The Bear Who Sailed the Ocean on an Iceberg, and The Tiny Gestures of Small Flowers. Her most recent book — One Puzzling Afternoon — was published by Zaffre in 2023.