The Cuckoo's Song

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Price
$14.99
Publisher
Pishukin Press
Publish Date
Pages
212
Dimensions
5.0 X 8.0 X 0.48 inches | 0.52 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780645331011

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About the Author
Amra Pajalic 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. Her short story collection The Cuckoo's Song (Pishukin Press) features previously published and prize-winning stories. Her debut novel The Good Daughter, won the 2009 Melbourne Prize for Literature's Civic Choice Award, now re-released as Sabiha's Dilemma (Pishukin Press, 2022) as the first book in the Sassy Saints Series. The second book is Alma's Loyalty (Pishukin Press, 2022).Her memoir Things Nobody Knows But Me (Transit Lounge, 2019) was shortlisted for the 2020 National Biography Award. The anthology she co-edited, Growing up Muslim in Australia (Allen and Unwin, 2014), was shortlisted for the 2015 Children's Book Council of the year awards. She works as a high school teacher and is completing her PhD at LaTrobe.Amra Pajalic publishes her dark fiction using pen name A. P. Pajalic. She also publishes romance novels under the pen name Mae Archer. Her website is www.amrapajalic.com/
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