Maame Blue

Maame Blue is a Ghanaian-Londoner, creative writing tutor and author of the novel Bad Love, which won the 2021 Betty Trask award, and was shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize. Her short stories have been published in Not Quite Right For Us (Flipped Eye Publishing), New Australian Fiction 2020 (Kill Your Darlings), and Joyful, Joyful (Pan Macmillan). Maame is a recipient of the 2022 Society of Authors Travelling Scholarship and was a 2022 POCC Artist-in-Residence. Maame contributes regularly to Royal Literary Fund publication Writers Mosaic and her writing has appeared in many places including Refinery29, Black Ballad and Society of Authors Magazine. She co-hosted the Storymix podcast Craft & Conversation, and teaches creative writing for literary organisations including City Lit, Spread the Word, Arvon, Guardian Masterclass and Faber Academy.