© Justin John Doherty

© Justin John Doherty

Emma John is an award-winning author and journalist. Her first book, Following On: A Memoir of Teenage Obsession and Terrible Cricket, was named the 2017 Wisden Book of the Year.

Emma has been travelling around the USA as Foggy Mountain Gal, a British violin player on a quest to learn all there is to know about bluegrass. Her next book, Bluegrass in the Backwoods, will be published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson in spring 2019. You can follow her musical adventure on her blog here and visit her instagram page here