Melatu-Uche Okorie was born in Enugu, Nigeria and has been living in Ireland for twelve years. She has an M. Phil in Creative Writing from Trinity College, Dublin. Her work has been published in Dublin: Ten Journeys One Destination, Alms on the Highway (New Writing from the Oscar Wilde Centre), LIT Journal, College Green Magazine. Her debut collection, This Hostel Life (Skein Press), was published in May, 2018. She is working on her next book.