Emma Lee


Versatile and prolific, Emma Lee was born in South Gloucestershire in the U.K. and now lives in Leicester with her writer husband, Paul, and their young daughter.

Her poems have been published in anthologies, magazines and webzines. Some of the poems have won prizes in poetry competions have been broadcast on BBC Radio. Her poetry collection, “Yellow Torchlight and the Blues”, was published in September 2004 by Original Plus.

Recently, Emma Lee was commissioned for the Newark and Sherwood Millennium Poetry Project and has performed her work, most notably at Leicester City Football Club and Leicester’s Guildhall.

Her short stories are also widely published and one, “Restoration” was runner-up in Writing Magazine’s Annual Ghost Story Competition.

In addition to this, Lee writes regular reviews for The Journal, Sphinx and New Hope International and ad hoc reviews for other publications.

She’s a member of Leicester Writers’ Club and adjudicated Nottingham Writers’ Club’s 70th anniversary prose competition.

She currently works as a Commercial Analyst producing statistics, newsletters and reports. Previously she’s worked as secretary, personnel assistant and for MENCAP.

Related story:

  • ‘”It Chose Me“: An interview with Emma Lee,’ Leicester Review of Books, October 10, 2006.
  • Fifteen,” Short Stories, Where I Live, BBC, July 20 2005.
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One Response to “Emma Lee”
  1. I’m a writer stating out right now. I see you have entered many competitions, do you know of any real competitions about, most the writing comps on the web turn out to be money making scams that I don’t want to go for…..

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