‘Etta and Otto and Russel and James’ by Emma Hooper
‘Etta and Otto and Russel and James’ is the debut novel by UEA alumna Emma Hooper and is published this week in the UK by Fig Tree. Emma (pictured) was born in Canada and moved to England in 2004 after completing her BA in Music and Writing at the University of Alberta. She took an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University before undertaking her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA, from which she graduated in 2010. She is currently a senior lecturer in commercial music at Bath Spa and performs music as the solo artist Waitress for the Bees as well as with a number of bands.