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Emily Maguire - Author


Emily Maguire was born in Canberra, Australia in 1976, but now lives in Sydney, where she works as an English teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (History and English) and a Master of Arts (English).

Her non-fiction has been published in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Adelaide Advertiser, The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian, Good Reading, dumbo feather and The Glebe.

Emily Maguire's first novel Taming the Beast was described as 'a thought-provoking and searing first novel' in The Age, and was published in the UK by Serpent's Tail and by Brandl & Schlesinger in Australia. Her second novel The Gospel According to Luke was bought by Serpent's Tail in the UK and by Brandl & Schlesinger in Australia.

Emily was awarded an Australian Society of Authors Mentorship in 2003, a Tasmanian Writers' Centre Residency in 2006 and received a Special Commendation in the 2006 Kathleen Mitchell Awards.

If you like Emily Maguire you might also like to read books by Melissa P. and Nic Kelman.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Emily Maguire

Taming the Beast by Emily Maguire
Taming the Beast
Emily Maguire
At 14 Sarah is seduced by her English master and remains permanently infatuated long after he leaves. As a result of the pain from rejection she quite literally fucks her way through the whole book. This is a sad, tough...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 08/03/2007

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emilymaguire.com.au/
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