Emma Hooper

Emma is a Canadian novelist.
Emma Hooper is a Canadian novelist. (Penguin Random House Canada)

Emma Hooper is a Canadian musician, novelist and lecturer at Bath Spa University. Her first novel, Etta and Otto and Russell and James, follows an 82-year-old woman as she begins a 3,232 km walk from Saskatchewan to Halifax to see the ocean for the first time. Her latest book is called Our Homesick Songs, which is about a 10-year-old boy named Finn who clings to his hometown in Newfoundland, though residents are leaving en masse due to the collapse of the cod industry.

Our Homesick Songs was on the longlist for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Books by Emma Hooper