Amjed Qamar

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Amjed Qamar studied at The Ohio State University. She holds degrees in English and Psychology. Beneath My Mother's Feet is her first novel. It received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews, is a Junior Library Guild Selection, and a B&N Discover Great New Writer's Pick. Ms. Qamar participated in signings and speaking engagements at Dublin Scioto High School, Thomas Elementary, and Barnes & Noble Easton located in Columbus, Ohio. For current list of appearances, please visit her website at .

Publications & Prizes

Beneath My Mother's Feet (Simon & Schuster, 2008)
Prizes won: 

Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writer's Pick - Fall 2008

More Information

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Identifies as: 
Asian American, Indian American
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Fluent in: 
English, Urdu
Born in: 
Hyderabad, India
Raised in: 
Columbus, OH
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Last update: Jan 20, 2022