Author/Editor: Emma Ashmere

Emma Ashmere

Emma Ashmere’s short stories have appeared in various publications including The Age , Griffith Review , Sleepers Almanac, Etchings  and Australian Women’s Book Review . She has a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide, and a PhD from La Trobe University in Melbourne on the use of marginalised histories in fiction. She has worked as a researcher on several books on Australian gardening history, and women and empire. She lives in northern New South Wales.


Visit Emma's beautiful blog


02 May 2015 Book Launch at The Bookshop Mullumbimby 39 Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby. To be launched by Sarah Armstrong

Sydney, Milsons Point, 1926. Entire streets are being demolished for the building of the Harbour Bridge. Ellis Gilbey, landlady by day, gardening write... more

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Floating Garden, The

Out Now
Dark Matters

Dark Matters

Susan Hawthorne

In a dawn raid, Kate is arrested. She is imprisoned, beaten, kept awake and tortured. She has no idea what has happened...

Accidents of Composition

Accidents of Composition

Merlinda Bobis

The eyes catch a black bird close to an eerie sun. Instantly, a poem: an accident of composition. Or a tree, rock, light...

Ann Hannah, My (Un)Remarkable Grandmother

Ann Hannah, My (Un)Remarkable Grandmother

Betty McLellan

Ann Hannah was an ordinary, no-nonsense, practical woman. While a constant and caring presence in the life of her...



Helen Lobato

In Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed Helen Lobato argues that we do not know whether HPV vaccines will decrease the...

Content © Spinifex Press • Terms & ConditionsContact UsAbout Us