Emma Brockes writes for The Guardian’s Weekend Magazine and has contributed toTheNew York Times, Vogue, Harper’s, Bazaar, and Elle. She is the winner of two British Press Awards — Young Journalist of the Year and Feature Writer of the Year — and while at Oxford won the Phillip Geddes Memorial Prize for Journalism. Her book What Would Barbra Do? How Musicals Saved My Life was serialized on the BBC. She lives in New York.