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Emily Paull is a writer and editor, with a background in English Literature and modern social history. She writes short fiction and historical fiction and is the author of "Well-Behaved Women" (Margaret River Press, 2019).


Emily Paull is a former bookseller and a future-librarian who holds a BA(Hons) in English and History, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Writing and Publishing, and will complete her Masters in Information Science (Librarianship) in early 2021. With almost a decade working in various aspects of the book and publishing industries, she is well-versed in current publishing trends in Australia, and regularly reviews books for online publications.

Emily the author of Well-Behaved Women, a short story collection published by Margaret River Press in December 2019 and is working on a novel set during World War One in Western Australia. Emily is available for author talks in libraries and at schools and festivals. Emily is also available for copy editing, proof reading and manuscript assessment services, with quotes for pricing available on request.

Relevant qualifications

BA(Hons) English and Creative Arts/ History (Murdoch University)
Geoff and Lyn Field Prize
GradDip Professional Writing and Publishing (Deakin University)
MA Information Science/ Librarianship (CSU, in progress)
Shortlisted ABA Young Bookseller of the Year

Recent experience

Perth Writers Festival Guest 2020
Perth Writers Festival Session Chair 2019
Australian Short Story Festival Guest 2018
Workshop facilitator (Teen program) Cambridge Library 2019-2020
South Perth Library Words with Wine Online Presenter 2020


Well-Behaved Women

Well-Behaved Women

Publisher: Margaret River Press

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: short stories

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