Amra Pajalic

Amra Pajalic is an an editor, teacher and award winning author. Her debut novel The Good Daughter (Text Publishing, 2009) won the 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature's Civic Choice Award. She is co-editor of the anthology Growing up Muslim in Australia (Allen and Unwin, 2019) shortlisted for the 2015 Children's Book Council of the Year awards. Her latest book is a family memoir Things Nobody Knows But Me (Transit Lounge, 2019) which was shortlisted for the 2020 National Biography Award. She is completing a PhD in Creative Writing at La Trobe University. She has also published romance novels under her pen name Mae Archer. 

Specialises in:

  • Young adult fiction
  • Adult fiction
  • Memoir
  • Romance
  • Funding applications
  • Short story
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