Emily Larkin is a Queensland author who holds a Doctor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) from the University of the Sunshine Coast. She writes fiction for children, teens, and adults – and loves holding writing workshops. Emily has worked as a Sessional Tutor in Creative Writing, English Literature, and Communication at the University of Queensland, QUT International College, and USC. Emily is the author of The Whirlpool, a picture book illustrated by Helene Magisson and published by Wombat Books. Emily's short fiction has featured in Australian and international literary journals, including Idiom 23, Meniscus, Seizure, Number Eleven Magazine, Flumes, The Zodiac Review, Streetlight Magazine, Literary Orphans, Black Fox Literary Magazine, and After the Pause. Her YA dystopian novel is due for release with Rhiza Edge in 2021. To follow Emily, visit https://www.facebook.com/ehlarkinauthor.