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Emily Brewin is a Melbourne-based author and educator.

Hello, Goodbye is her first novel. Her second, Small Blessings, was released with Allen & Unwin in February 2019.

She has been awarded an Australian Society of Authors Emerging Writers’ and Illustrators’ Mentorship for her fiction writing, and has been shortlisted for Hachette Australia’s Manuscript Development Program and Varuna’s Publisher Introduction Program. She was recently awarded a 2018 Bundanon Trust artist residency to develop her third novel, The Piano.

Emily's short stories have been short listed for a number of literary awards, including the 2019 Margaret River Short Story Competition, the 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize, the Alan Marshall Short Story Award, Overland’s Fair Australia Prize and the Elyne Mitchell Writing Awards. 

She has written for a number of publications including, The Age, Feminartsy, Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, The Victorian Writer, Mamamia, Shine, Metro and Screen Education magazines.

When she isn’t hunched over her computer, writing, she enjoys letting loose with her wonderful children, family and friends