Emily Midorikawa is the author of A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontё, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf, co-written with Emma Claire Sweeney and with a foreword by Margaret Atwood. It was published by Aurum Press in the UK and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the USA.

Her next book, Out of the Shadows: Six Visionary Victorian Women in Search of a Public Voice, will be published by Counterpoint Press (in North America) in 2021.

Emily is a winner of the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize. Her journalism has been published in, among others, the Daily Telegraph, the Paris Review, The Times and the Washington Post. She and Emma Claire Sweeney run the blog Something Rhymed, which celebrates female literary friendship.