‘A Tiny Speck of Black And Then Nothing’ is the first novel by UEA alumna Emily Midorikawa and has achieved third place out of 346 entries in the novel category of the Yeovil Literary Prize, judged by novelist Tracy Chevalier. Emily (pictured) graduated from the Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA in 2005 and currently teaches creative writing for the Circle of Missé in France, for City University London’s Novel Studio and for the Open University. Her work has appeared in publications including Aesthetica, Mslexia and The Times. She is represented by Ariella Feiner at United Agents. Her website can be found here: http://emilymidorikawa.com.