Emma McKenna is a multidisciplinary writer and scholar. Her previous work as a musician includes the LP RUN WITH IT and digital EPs THE MIGHT and WHAT IT BECOMES. Emma holds a PhD in English and cultural studies (ABD, McMaster University), and is an educator on social justice, intersectional feminism and sexuality studies. Emma's academic writing can be found in HYPATIA: JOURNAL OF FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY, WOMEN: A CULTURAL REVIEW, ATLANTIS: CRITICAL STUDIES IN GENDER, CULTURE, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE and REVIEW OF EDUCATION, PEDAGOGY, AND CULTURAL STUDIES. Emma lives with her partner in Hamilton, Ontario. CHENILLE OR SILK is her first book.