DIANA ANYAKWO grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. She is of mixed Irish and Nigerian heritage. She moved to the UK when she was a teenager and later graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Molecular Biology and a Masters in Bioreactor Systems. She spent three years in Athens, Greece where she taught English and worked as an editor at an educational publisher.
She currently lives and works in Manchester as a freelance writer and editor of English Language teaching materials.
She loves reading, writing and binge-watching TV series. She also loves going for long walks to help get inspiration for her writing.