Amelia Mellor

Amelia Mellor is the award-winning author of middle-grade historical fantasy hits, The Grandest Bookshop in the World (2020) and The Bookseller’s Apprentice (2022). She grew up in regional Victoria and trained as a writer on the school bus, until she became the school playwright in Year 11. Amelia has an Honours degree in creative writing and a Masters degree in teaching. She lives in Melbourne and enjoys her tropical fish, painting and drawing, and spotting wildlife.