Alice Pung is a Melbourne writer, editor and lawyer. Her first novel, Unpolished Gem (Black Inc., 2006) became the bestselling book at the Melbourne Writer's Festival, won the Australian Book Industry Award's Newcomer of the Year Award in 2007, and was short-listed for numerous other state and national awards.

Alice is a frequent contributor to The Monthly, The Age and The Australian , The Good Weekend, and has been published in Meanjin, Griffith REVIEW, and The Best Australian Stories 2008.


Pieces by Alice Pung

Cultivating creativity in children
Edition 44: Cultural Solutions

The field marker
Edition 30: The Annual Fiction Edition

Griffith Review