About Emma Hunter
Emma Hunter's family farmed the beautifully bleak eastern edges of the Cumbrian fells in England. Her early connection with the land and vast skies began her lifelong inquiry into life's big questions. After the birth of her second child, she turned to writing to pursue those big questions through the prism of her personal story.
Contest judge Stan Rubin, a master teacher, poet and friend of writing, wrote that Emma Hunter’s essay: Gracefully lives up to its rather daunting title, with wit and philosophical sweep. Concisely renders a dual vision — adult and child, the mundane and the cosmic — … Continue reading →