Emma Conally-Barklem


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About The Author

Emma Conally-Barklem (she/her) is a yoga teacher, writer and poet based in Yorkshire. She was a lecturer in English Literature for thirteen years and has an MA in Victorian Literature.  Her poetry has been published in numerous journals including Free Verse Revolution Literary Magazine,

Tipping the Scales Literary Journal,

West Trestle Review, Querencia Press, Last Stanza Poetry Journal, Black Cat Poetry Press, Wild Roof Journal .Pushcart Prize nominated, Emma had a summer residency at the Bronte Parsonage Museum and was named one of Ilkley Poetry Festival’s New Northern Poets 2022.  Her bestselling first collection, ‘The Ridings’ is out now at Bent Key Publishing. Her collection on the Bronte sisters, ‘Hymns from the Sisters will be published by Querencia Press in October 2023. Her yoga and grief memoir, ‘You Can’t Hug A Butterfly: Love, Loss & Yoga’ will be published at QuillKeepers Press in 2024. Her details can be found at and IG