Amie Kaufman

Amie  Kaufman

Amie Kaufman is the host of the podcast Amie Kaufman on Writing and a New York Times and globally bestselling author of young adult and middle grade literature. Her multi-award-winning work has been called a game-changer (Shelf Awareness), stylistically mesmerizing (Publishers Weekly), and out-of-this-world spectacular (Kirkus) and will be published in over 30 countries. The Illuminae Files, The Aurora Cycle, The Other Side of the Sky duology, the Starbound trilogy, the Unearthed duology, the Elementals trilogy, and The World Between Blinks are just a few of her many series. Her writing has been optioned for film and television, and she has won multiple Aurealis Awards, an ABIA, a Gold Inky, appeared on numerous best-of lists, and been nominated for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards. Amie was born in Australia and has lived in Ireland on occasion. She holds degrees in history, literature, law, and conflict resolution, and is presently working on a PhD in creative writing.

She has a big personal collection and lives in Melbourne with her husband, kid, and rescue dog. Visit to learn more about her and sign up for her newsletter.