Emma Purshouse is a writer and performance poet.  She has appeared as a featured artist at various spoken word nights including Apples and Snakes’ ‘Hit the Ode’, Birmingham and ‘Bang Said The Gun’, Manchester.  She has undertaken writing residencies for Wolverhampton Libraries and The New Vic Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent.

Emma has been published in small press magazines and poetry anthologies.  A CD of her work, entitled ‘Upsetting the Applecart’, was released by Offa’s Press in 2010 (www.offaspress.co.uk).  In 2012 she was shortlisted for the Mslexia unpublished novel prize. Emma also MCs a regular spoken word night in the West Midlands.