So the anthology is officially launched and it's been getting some good traction with publicity.
It was featured on the Today show with contributor Sabrina Houssami. Sabrina also wrote a piece for the Sydney Morning Herald's Style magazine.
Contributor Alyena Mohummadally was on ABC Breakfast TV, view interview below. She also had radio interviews on Jon Faine here and on ABC Drawing Room hosted by Waleed Aly and talking with Alice Pung here, and Joy radio station here.
There were The Age extracts with Bianca Elmir, Randa Abdel-Fattah, and Irfan Yusuf.
Bianca Elmir was also on radio with Richard Fidler here.
There are two launches. A Melbourne Launch at the Wheeler Centre on Monday 24 February 2014, 6:15PM - 7:45PM, and you can book free tickets here. And a Sydney launch at Abbeys Bookshop Thursday 13 February 2014 at 6 pm, info here.
And I'm very excited to have received advanced copies of my novel for children Amir: Friend on Loan.
I also wrote the teaching notes for Coming of Age: Growing up Muslim in Australia and they can be downloaded from the Allen and Unwin website here.
What an awesome start to the year!!!
Amra Pajalić is an award-winning author, an editor and teacher who draws on her Bosnian cultural heritage to write own voices stories for young people, who like her, are searching to mediate their identity and take pride in their diverse culture. She writes memoir, young adult and romance under the pen name Mae Archer.
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