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Emily Pedder

Emily Pedder

Subject Course Co-ordinator (Creative Writing)

(0) 20 7040 8722


Continuing Education


Emily Pedder has worked as a writer, editor and creative writing lecturer for over a decade. Her short fiction has been published widely and has won several prizes, including a Commonwealth short story award and a Ruth Rendell short story award.

Emily has an MA in Writing from Sheffield Hallam, where she founded Matter, a literary anthology she edited for four years. She is a firm believer in the importance of mentoring emerging writers and has worked extensively with students both at City and in the workshops she runs in London. Emily is now Course Director for the Novel Studio, which she co-founded, as well as heading up the writing short courses at City.


  • Bespoke courses
  • Writing Short Courses including fiction and non fiction
  • Novel Studio Course Director
  • CPD/Continuous Professional Development
  • Copyediting

Contact me regarding

  • Writing Short Courses
  • Alumni news
  • Routes to publication advice
  • Editing


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