Emily Barr has written columns and travel pieces for London's Observer and The Guardian. After traveling around Asia for a year, she settled back down in England to write novels. The author of Backpack and Baggage, Emily Barr lives with her husband and two-year-old son, Gabriel.
Praise for Emily Barr's novels: "Barr's voice is sharp and bright, her writing darkly funny." --Washington Post Book World "Gives the tired single-girl school of fiction a much-needed shot in the arm." --Publishers Weekly