Malla’s debut YA novel, When the Ground is Hard, was released in 2019 and won the L.A. Times Book prize for Young Adult Literature and a Kirkus top YA fiction award. Her second YA novel Sugar Town Queens, released in 2021. Malla’s four internationally publish Emmanuel Cooper crime novels are currently being developed for television by Goalpost pictures (New Gold Mountain, Invisible Man). Born and raised in Eswatini, Malla now lives and works in Sydney, Australia.
All Day YA
Saturday 21 May, 2:00 PMThe Feminine Critique
Carriageworks, Bay 19, Eveleigh