Emily Tsokos Purtill is a Western Australian writer of Greek heritage.She has lived in Shropshire, London, Vancouver, Paris and most recently, New York.
Emily studied law at university and worked as a commercial lawyer for many years, including in Paris. While living in New York in 2014, she took writing classes at the 92Y and NYU. Emily completed an online novel writing course with Curtis Brown Creative in 2018/2019 and worked on The Paris Lie in her spare time between being a lawyer and looking after her young family.
She currently writes full-time and lives in Perth, Western Australia with her husband and three children.