Emily Midorikawa is the author of Out of the Shadows: Six Visionary Victorian Women in Search of a Public Voice, and the coauthor of A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontё, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf (written with Emma Claire Sweeney).

Emily is a winner of the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize. Her journalism has appeared in publications including the Paris Review, TIME, The Times (of London) and the Washington Post. She teaches on the writing programme at New York University London.