• Emma Young

    Emma Young journalist, and author of The Last Bookshop

    Emma Young is an award-winning journalist at WAtoday by day and a novelist before sunrise. I met Emma, at Laurie Steed’s KSP 1st Edition fellowship in 2018 where she inspired me with her commitment to her craft. I learnt so much from her about how to ‘own it’ as a writer and my writing practice has changed because of Emma. I already a big fan of her work at the newspaper and I can’t wait to read her debut novel.      For most of the past 3.5 years it has meant getting up earlier and sitting down for 1-2 hours before work, making sure there is an ironclad routine in place that doesn’t change.…