Emily Clements is a 27-year-old writer and editor. Her non-fiction has been shortlisted for the Feminartsy Memoir prize, the Ada Cambridge prize and highly commended in the Scribe Nonfiction prize. Her fiction earned the Melbourne Young Writers Award and has been twice shortlisted for the Rachel Funari prize. She is a former editor for Voiceworks and Visible Ink and associate producer for Express Media’s Toolkits program. The Lotus Eaters, published by Hardie Grant Books, is her debut book. You can find her online @emily_clementsy and emilyclements.com.