Muli Amaye was born in Burnage, Manchester. She has short stories published in Moving Worlds Journal (2009, 2012). Her MA novel was long listed for the SI Leeds Prize 2014. She’s currently editing her PhD novel for publication.
She went to Manchester Metropolitan University in 1998 to study English and discovered a love of writing that complimented her lifelong love of reading. An MA in Creative Writing followed and after a two-year break working in the community she began her PhD in Creative Writing at Lancaster University . Her writing interests are very much centered around Manchester , migration, memory and notions of home and this is incorporated into the workshops and projects she is involved in throughout Greater Manchester.
She teaches creative writing at Lancaster University and runs workshops throughout Greater Manchester, working in schools and community settings.