Emily Critchley is a fiction writer living in the UK. One Puzzling Afternoon, her latest novel, was selected as Indie Book of the Month in the UK, and named a must-read by People Magazine in the U.S.

Notes on My Family, Emily’s debut YA/crossover novel, was long-listed for the Branford Boase award, shortlisted for the Bristol Teen Book Award, nominated for the Carnegie medal and featured as The Sunday Times book of the week. Emily is also the author of The Tiny Gestures of Small Flowers. Her short story Glass appears in the collection Same Same but Different. She has written a book for children: The Bear Who Sailed the Ocean on an Iceberg. 

Emily studied at London Metropolitan University where she won the 2014 Sandra Ashman prize for Creative Writing. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London.