Emer Gillespie has worked as an actress appearing in films such as The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover and had two critically acclaimed thrillers published by Headline in the 90’s.  More recently she has been working on a screenplay under the auspices of Northern Ireland Screen through a Writer's Development Award, and published her first collection of poetry with Pindrop Press in 2012.  Emer is currently doing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Kent.