Emily Perkins (novelist)
Perkins in October 2012
|Born||Emily Justine Perkins
1970 (age 46–47)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Perkins first won attention in 1996 with her first collection of stories, Not Her Real Name and Other Stories.
A longtime resident of London, Perkins lived in Auckland where she was employed by both The University of Auckland as a creative writing tutor and AUT University as a lecturer. She now lives in Wellington, where she is a Senior Lecturer at the Victoria University of Wellington International Institute of Modern Letters.
- Perkins, Emily (1998). Leave Before You Go. Picador. ISBN 978-0330353076.
- Perkins, Emily (2002). The New Girl. Picador. ISBN 978-0330376013.
- Perkins, Emily (2008). Novel About My Wife. Bloomsbury Publishing ISBN 1596911662.
- Perkins, Emily (2012). The Forrests. Bloomsbury Publishing ISBN 978-1608196777.
- "International Institute of Modern Letters: Emily Perkins". Victoria University.
- Katy Guest (May 16, 2008). "Emily Perkins: The benefit of distance". The Independent. Retrieved November 22, 2014.
- "Emily Perkins and Kishwar Desai talk to Gaby Wood". Hay Festival. 10 June 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
- "Queen's Birthday honours list 2017". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
- Official website
- New Zealand Book Council biography
- 2008 Interview at books site Pickle Me This
- Interview with Emily Perkins on her first play Standing Room Only, Radio New Zealand National, 2015
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