Emily Brewin is a Melbourne-based writer and educator.

Hello, Goodbye is her first novel. Her second novel is due for release with Allen & Unwin in 2018. 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.

Her short stories have been short listed for a number of literary awards, including the 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize, Alan Marshall Short Story Award, Overland’s Fair Australia Prize and the Elyne Mitchell Writing Awards. She was recently awarded a 2018 Bundanon Trust artist residency to develop her third novel, The Piano.

Emily is currently completing an Associate Degree of Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT University. In a past life, she studied journalism. She has written for a number of publications including, Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, 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.