I was thrilled to learn last week that my second novel has been shortlisted for the 2017 Varuna Publisher Introduction Program. Fingers crossed!
Emily Brewin is a Melbourne author and educator.Her first novel, Hello, Goodbye, was published in 2017 and her second, Small Blessings, in 2019, both with Allen & UnwinShe 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. In 2018, she was awarded a Bundanon Trust artist residency as well as a Moreland Writers residency, to develop her third novel, The Piano.
I think we can all agree that so far 2020 has been pretty hard yakka. First bushfires ravaged half the country then, just when we thought it was safe to go outside, mingle and inhale the air, a certain pandemic …