Emilie is a writer and independent arts practitioner with a wealth of experience. She has an extensive background working within arts organisations and as a freelance copywriter.
She has been a project coordinator with Liquid Architecture and Punctum, where is she a founding member and served on the board of management for ten years. She has created web copy, marketing strategy and other collateral for numerous small businesses, online marketing agencies and non-government organisations.
In her artistic practice Emilie writes plays, prose and poetry. Awards and shortlistings of note include Patrick White Award, Green Room Award, Melbourne Fringe Best Emerging Writer, George Fairfax Award, Queensland Premier’s Drama Award and Scarlet Stiletto Awards. She has been widely published in a range of literary journals and has two collections of short fiction published with Clan Destine Press. Her poetry collection Do you have anything less domestic? (Vagabond Press 2022) won the inaugural Five Islands Press prize.
Emilie has been commissioned, supported by and worked with organisations including Malthouse Theatre, MTC, Wheeler Centre, Varuna Writers Centre, Darebin Arts Speakeasy, Big West Festival, Arena Theatre and ABC Radio. Emilie is a graduate of Professional Writing and Editing Diploma RMIT and Masters in Writing for Performance VCA, University of Melbourne and is currently undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing at RMIT.
Recent plays are Contest, Dream Home and The Good Girl which has been produced in New York, Hollywood and Florida. She is currently under commission with Red Stitch Theatre Company.