About Marija


Marija Peričić is a writer based in Melbourne. Her first novel, The Lost Pages (Allen & Unwin), won The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award 2017 and was shortlisted for the 2017 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. She was named as a 2018 Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist.

Marija was born in Perth, Western Australia.  She studied English Literature at The University of Western Australia and The University of Melbourne and teaches English Language at Deakin University. She is currently at work on her second novel.