Emma Chapman

Emma Chapman

Emma Chapman was born in 1985 and grew up in Manchester. She studied English Literature at Edinburgh University, followed by a Masters in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London. After university, she travelled in Scandinavia. She currently lives in Perth, Western Australia.


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Ten books set in Iceland and Scandinavia

Ten books set in Iceland and Scandinavia

Hannah Kent's Burial Rites has sparked a fascination with Iceland at Picador. We've picked out our favourite Icelandic and Scandinavian stories – may this be the start of a new reading journey!


50 miles

40 whisky miniatures

36 copies of How To Be a Good Wife

24 independent bookshops

10 hours

3 wheelie suitcases

1 #indiebookcrawl

Woman vs. wife by Emma Chapman

Emma Chapman, author of How To Be A Good Wife, uses famous literary marriages to reflect on womanhood and wifeliness, and where the two intersect.