Emma Newman is a dark short story writer who also writes science fiction and urban fantasy novels. 'Between Two Thorns,' the first book in Emma's Split Worlds urban fantasy series, was shortlisted for the BFS Best Novel and Best Newcomer 2014 awards, and she received the British Fantasy Society Best Short Story Award in 2015. Emma is an audiobook narrator, as well as co-hosting and co-writing the Hugo-nominated podcast 'Tea and Jeopardy,' which has tea, cake, light peril, and singing chickens. Dressmaking and role-playing games are two of her favorite pastimes. She maintains a blog at www.enewman.co.uk and tweets as @emapocalyptic.