Our Homesick Songs is the second novel by UEA alumna Emma Hooper and has just been published by Penguin. Emma 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. Her debut novel Etta and Otto and Russel and James was published in 2015 by Fig Tree. A performing musician and composer, she teaches Commercial Music at Bath Spa University.