Livi Michael

Livi Michael has published nineteen novels for adults, young adults and children, several of which have won, or been nominated for, awards. Her play, Singers Not Sinners, was performed at the Millgate Arts Centre, Delph, in June 2022, and at St Mary’s Church Oldham in August 2022. Her short stories have been published in several magazines and anthologies including, Granta, Interpreter’s House, Metropolitan, Nightjar Press, The Lonely Crowd, The Manchester Review, and The City Life Book of Manchester Short Stories. She has edited several anthologies of short stories, and judged several short story competitions including, the Arc Short Story Competition, the National Writing Competition Botswana 2007, the National Writing Competition You Can Foster 2017, and The Manchester Fiction Prize 2019. She runs a monthly podcast series Small Pleasures, about the short story with the writer and translator Sonya Moor, and was the keynote speaker at the ENSFR Short Fiction as World Literature Conference in Lisbon 2022.