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2018/19 Melatu Uche Okorie

Melatu-Uche Okorie was born in Enugu, Nigeria and has been living in Ireland for twelve years. She has an Mphil in creative writing from Trinity College, Dublin. Her work has been published in Dublin: Ten Journeys One DestinationAlms on the Highway (New Writing from the Oscar Wilde Centre), LIT Journal, College Green Magazine.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Her debut collection, This Hostel Life, was published in May, 2018. She is currently working on a novel. 


How I Write, Ireland Interview with Melatu Uche Okorie

Melatu Uche Okorie, author of This Hostel Life, will return to UL on the thirteenth of March to discuss her writing process and strategies with Lawrence Cleary of the Regional Writing Centre. The event will take place at 1 p.m. in FB028 (Foundation Building). Tea and coffee will be served beforehand. Please RSVP if interested to