Emma was born and grew up in Dunedin, in the far south of New Zealand. She currently lives in Cornwall. Her award-winning stories have been published in a pamphlet, Over The Dam, (Red Squirrel Press, 2015) and a collection, The Lost of Syros, (Cultured Llama Press, 2015). As well as writing short stories, she is also one of the organisers of Falmouth-based live literature event, Telltales, and runs regular word and image creative workshops in West Cornwall.
Emma Timpany in 60 seconds
When did you start writing?2010 Falmouth, Cornwall
What do you love about Short Stories?I love short stories because of their ability to become more than the sum of their parts
Do you write in other forms?Novel and poetry
What distracts you from writing?I've learnt to make the most of the limited writing time available to me
Outside of writing, what are your other passions?Reading, walking and swimming in the sea
What is your favourite book?Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan
Who are your favourite writers?Katherine Mansfield, Patrick Holland and Damon Galgut
Where is your dream location?Some childhood places in New Zealand
What one item would you put into Room 101?Airline seating
Do you have any advice for new writers?Read widely and trust your instincts
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