Biography

Michael Daniel Ambatchew

Michael Daniel Ambatchew is one of the most prolific Ethiopian children writers. He has written numerous stories for early childhood, middle childhood and young adult audiences. He was born in Moscow in 1967 to an Ethiopian father and Indian mother and published his first poem at the age of ten. He was named as one of the best African children writers by the Pan African Writers’ Association (PAWA). Michael is published in Ethiopia, America, South Africa and now Ghana. He is one of founding members of “Writers for Ethiopian Children” and has produced eight bilingual anthologies with this group.