Emily Clements is a 26-year-old writer based in Melbourne. Her non-fiction has been shortlisted for the Feminartsy Memoir Prize and highly commended in the Scribe Nonfiction Prize, while her fiction has been twice shortlisted for the Rachel Funari Prize and earned the Melbourne Young Writers Award in 2014. She's also been shortlisted for the NUW Fair Australia Prize and the Joanne Burns Award. Her writing has been developed through the ACT Writers Centre's Hardcopy program, FCAC's West Writers Group and RMIT's Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing. She is a former editor for Voiceworks, helping facilitate literary engagement in young people, and currently edits captions for broadcast television.