Emily’s creative writing is informed by folklore, ecology, and an ongoing exploration of the more-than-human world — from the living land & its creatures, to the ghosts that haunt our nights and the historical past that lives both around & through us.
Her publications include the chapbook The Night That Was Animal, or Methods in the Art of Rogue Taxidermy (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Other publications include Hart House Review, Vallum Magazine, Acta Victoriana, Rogue Agent, OCCULUM, and UofT Magazine.
From 2012-2013, Emily ran a successful email novella project titled Eyes into Skin. In 2014, she expanded this into a ‘stories in the mail’ business, called The Bone Tree. These interconnected short stories were sent to the physical mailboxes of paying subscribers around the world, on a monthly basis.
In 2017-2018, Emily worked as a freelance travel journalist for the global platform The Culture Trip, creating local content for Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City. Her 250+ articles can be accessed here.
In 2019, her story “Little Wild Creatures” was longlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize.
Explore a select portfolio of her work here.