Emily Ursuliak writes both fiction and poetry. She has recently released her debut collection of poetry, Throwing the Diamond Hitch, with the University of Calgary Press.
As a passionate member of the Calgary literary community she has volunteered in a number of ways. Currently, she is the host and producer of CJSW's literary radio show Writer's Block. In the past she held a number of roles with filling Station magazine: she was a member of the board, the fiction editor and also the facilitator of Hot Dates with Blank Pages, a monthly community writing event. She was awarded the 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association for her work with filling Station.
In addition to this she has taught creative writing courses through organizations such as the Young Writers' Conference, Alexandra Writers' Centre Society, the WordsWorth Summer Writing Residency and Loft 112.