Michelle is a Kenyan, from Nairobi. Her work attempts to investigate time and memory, and is inspired by childhood, dreams, and music from all over Africa, particularly from the seventies and eighties
In addition to this, she is interested in the ways in which animals occupy our lives, or we, theirs, and animal themes recur in her writing. She is also currently studying zoology. Her poems have been published in the Enkare Review, in campus publications, and are forthcoming elsewhere. She has fiction forthcoming in the Short Story Day Africa ID anthology, and was shortlisted for the 2018 Brunel International African Poetry Prize.