Emily Midorikawa is the joint author of A Secret Sisterhood, a book about the literary friendships between female authors including Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontё, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf. With her co-author, Emma Claire Sweeney, she runs the female literary friendship blog, www.somethingrhymed.com.
Emily read history at University College London and later completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. She now teaches at City University London and New York University London. She was the winner of the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize in 2015 and is a recent recipient of an Arts Council award. Her work has been published in, amongst others, the Daily Telegraph, the Independent on Sunday, The Times, Aesthetica and Mslexia.
Photograph credit (c) Rosalind Hobley