Emma J. Lannie was born in Manchester and now lives in the Midlands. Her work has been widely published, and her first short story collection Behind A Wardrobe In Atlantis is published by Mantle Lane Press. A founder member of literature collective Hello Hubmarine, she helped run Derby Writers’ Hub, organises spoken word and live literature events, leads workshops, and drinks a lot of tea. She is part of Writing West Midlands’ 2018/19 Room 204 cohort, and is currently working on her novel The Path From You Back To Me.