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

Emma and Emily also run the website Something Rhymed, which celebrates female literary friendship.

Emily was the winner of the 2015 Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize and her short story ‘White Orchids’ recently appeared in the first edition of The Good Journal.

Her journalism has been published in, among others, the Daily Telegraph, the Paris Review, The Times and the Washington Post.