Alice Pung

Alice is the award-winning author of Unpolished Gem, Her Father’s Daughter, Laurinda and the ‘Marly’ books from the Our Australian Girl series. Her work has appeared in The Age, The Monthly, Best Australian Stories, Best Australian Essays and From the Outer. She is also the editor of Growing Up Asian in Australia and the upcoming First Lesson. Alice is a qualified lawyer and the Artist in Residence at the University of Melbourne’s Janet Clarke Hall.