Carissa Evans grew up in Perth, Indonesia, Hong Kong and the Pilbara in Western Australia. She moved back to Hong Kong after high school and lived there for twenty years. After returning to Perth, she completed a Bachelor of Social Science with a minor in Writing at Edith Cowan University.
In her writing, Carissa explores the themes of loss, trauma and self-discovery. Winner of the 2016 Hypatia Prize in Women’s Studies at Edith Cowan University, she is particularly interested in women’s experiences and issues.
When not procrastinating at her desk, you’ll most likely find her walking her dog or on the sidelines of her children’s sporting activities.
In Emily's Hands
by Carissa Evans
Seven year old Emily is looking forward to being a big sister. Then tragedy strikes, leaving her family shattered. Twenty five years on, Emily, now working as a paramedic, is thrown into a situation in which she can potentially change the past. The fate of her family lies in her hands.
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