Livi Michael

Children's writer, Novelist


Livi Michael has written novels for adults, young adults and children.

Her twentieth novel, Reservoir, was published in March 2023 by Salt. Her short stories have been published in various places including Granta, The Lonely Crowd and the Manchester Review, and have been long listed for the BBC National Short Story Award. Her play, Singers Not Sinnerswas performed in Oldham in 2022.

She has taught creative writing in various universities and for the Arvon Foundation, and currently runs a podcast about short stories with the writer and translator Sonya Moor.

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Livi Michael

Livi Michael

Children's writer, Novelist


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  • Lancaster University, 2012–2013
  • University of Leeds, Environment, 2010–2012