Emily Bullock won the Bristol Short Story Prize with her story ‘My Girl’, which was also broadcast on BBC Radio 4. She worked in film before pursuing writing full time. Her short stories have been included in collections such as A Short Affair (Scribner, 2018), May You The Walter Swan Prize Anthology 2018, Remembering Oluwale: An Anthology 2016, and Bath Short Story Prize Anthology 2014.
She has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and completed her PhD at the Open University, where she teaches Creative Writing. She is also currently a visiting lecturer at the University of East London. Her debut novel, The Longest Fight, was published by Myriad in February 2015; it was shortlisted for the Cross Sports Book Awards, and listed in The Independent’s Paperbacks of the Year.