1. Photo by Elzbieta Piekacz

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A.M. Bakalar’s first novel Madame Mephisto was published in 2012 and was a reader nomination for the 2012 Guardian First Book Award. Her second novel Children of Our Age is published in October 2017.

Her writing has appeared in various publications, including The Guardian, The International New York Times, LA Review of Books, Wasafiri, Words Without Borders, Bookanista, Boundless Magazine among others. She was the editor of Litro Magazine Polish Issue.  Asia also appeared on BBC Radio 3 Night Waves, Proms Plus Literary, BBC Radio 4. Her short story ‘Woman of Your Dreams’ was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2015.

Asia was born and raised in Wroclaw, Poland. She lives in London.

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