Emilie Morscheck is the Australian author of several published short stories including “Burning Birds” and “What can your demon do for you?”.

She was a participant of the Toolkits Fiction program and a creative editor at Woroni. Her works on Wattpad.com have over 50,000 reads. In 2019 Emilie received an artsACT grant to edit her YA fantasy novel “These Cursed Waters”.



  • Participant in the 2017 Toolkits Fiction program run by Express Media
  • 2019 artsACT grant recipient for the development of my YA manuscript, These Cursed Waters
  • 2020 Anne Edgeworth Fellow

Writing Awards

  • Libra Flash Challenge Winner 2020
  • Aries Flash Challenge Winner 2020
  • Longlisted in Birdcatcher Books Competition 2016
  • Winner of Dickson College short story competition 2014
  • 2nd place for a short story in Swan Tales Competition 2012 

Writing Work

  • Creative Sub-Editor at Woroni, 2017
  • Editor/mentor at Dickson College Writers Camp, 2016 & 2019


  • Bachelor of Arts, 2019
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) with Honours, 2019
  • Novel Writing Essentials (Australian Writers’ Centre), 2020


  • member, ACT Writers Centre, 2015-present
  • member, Canberra Speculative Fiction Writers Guild, 2019-present
  • volunteer, Canberra Writers Festival, 2016
  • member, Local Writers Critique Group, 2016-present
  • participant, National Novel Writing Month, 2011-present