© 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 spent the past two years travelling around the USA with her fiddle, on a quest to learn all there is to know about bluegrass. Her new book, Wayfaring Stranger, will be published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson on May 30. You can follow her on Twitter here and visit her instagram page here