Emily Sun is a writer, editor, and researcher who has been published in various national and international anthologies and journals including Meanjin, Cordite Poetry Review, Australian Poetry Journal, Mascara Literary Journal,  and Growing up Asian in Australia.  In 2018 and 2019, she was awarded runner-up in the national Deborah Cass Writing Prize, the recipient of fellowships at KSP and Centre for Stories,  and took part in Fremantle Press’  Emerging Writers Pilot Program on the strength of her creative short fiction. 

In 2022, her debut poetry collection Vociferate (Fremantle Press) received a Highly Commended in the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry (The Kenneth Slessor Prize ) and was shortlisted in the WA Premier’s Book Award.  Her poetry is taught in secondary schools and universities around Australia.

Her research interests include  Bourdesian theory, ludic game inquiry, “ethnic author function”, translanguaging, creative teaching and how AI can be used in classrooms to enhance student learning experiences. 

Emily  is currently a PhD candidate at UWA.

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