About Me

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Emma Clark Lam
An Author's Notebook

Welcome to my blog! I am a mum, a former BBC journalist and a writer. Generally there is a bookish theme to my posts, but within that context I blog about family life, feminism, travel and anything that piques my curiosity. Sometimes, it’s a matter of opinion and other times, a flight of fictional fancy. Look out for my alter ego: Hermaphrodite Mum. I also run two occasional blog series: Review (about books, film and theatre) and People watching (interviews and character studies). 

An Author's Notebook was also a finalist in the BritMums' Brilliance in Blogging (BiB) awards in the 'writer' category, back in 2014.

Background Bio

As a child I enjoyed an itinerant lifestyle, following my parents around the globe. During those early years, I lived in Indonesia, Abu Dhabi, France and Oman, and spent most of my summers in Ibiza with my grandparents. 

After a long stint at boarding school and three years studying English Literature at Oxford University, I opted for a career in the media. In the late 1990s I moved to New York for two years to run a financial publication and loved every minute - my apartment on the Upper West Side, the museums, my American friends. Later I returned to London and joined BBC News Online as a business/economics journalist and a features writer. 

In 2004, following the birth of my daughter, I decided to freelance and write fiction. Home is now Henley-on-Thames in the UK, where I have settled with my husband, daughter and son. I still love to travel and try to visit Asia whenever I can.

View my website www.emmaclarklam.com


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