BiographyEmma Lee-Potter spent ten years working as a hard news reporter for the Evening Standard, Sunday Express and Today before becoming a freelance journalist, editor, lecturer and novelist. She was a judge for the Costa First Novel Award in 2011.
She is currently a visiting lecturer at the University of Winchester, a freelance editor at The Week and a book reviewer for the Daily Express. She is a former columnist for Birmingham Evening Mail and Oxford Mail and regularly writes for The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, New Statesman and The Spectator.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Journalism, media and interviewing. Specialist knowledge of education, skills and training.
Emma has written three novels for grown-ups - Hard Copy, Moving On and Taking Sides - and five novellas. Her children's book, The Rise and Shine Saturday Show, was longlisted for The Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction award in 2015. Emma has two children and lives in London and Dorset. Read her award-winning blog on life, books, films, teenagers and France at www.emmaleepotter.com or follow her on Twitter @EmmaLeePotter.