Emily P. W. Murphy has studied writing at the Iowa Summer Writing Festival and with Orson Scott Card at the Hatrack River Writers Workshop. Her work appears in Once Upon a Time: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for All Ages (2016), A Readable Feast: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Tales for Every Taste (2015), Once Around the Sun: Sweet Funny and Strange Tales for All Seasons (2013), and A Christmas Sampler: Sweet, Funny, and Strange Holiday Tales (2009).
Emily is a graduate of Lafayette College where she studied philosophy. Since graduation, she has worked as an editor, both for a small publishing company, and on a freelance basis. She is a lifetime member of the Jane Austen Society of North America.