Emily Jane Bront? (30 July 1818 ? 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. She also published a book of poetry with her sisters Charlotte and Anne titled Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell with her own poems finding regard as poetic genius. Emily was the second-youngest of the four surviving Bront? siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell. She published under the pen name Ellis Bell.