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.


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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

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