Munachim Amah holds a First Class Honors in Economics (B.Sc.) from Nnamdi Azikiwe University and a Distinction in Media and Communication (M.Sc.) from Pan-Atlantic University. His master’s dissertation was a critical analysis of the portrayal of Igbo culture in the film adaptations of Things Fall Apart and Half of a Yellow Sun. He has worked as a research assistant at the Lagos Business School where he assisted faculty members in writing research papers, case studies and book chapters.
He is also an alumnus of the Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop facilitated by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and has published a number of short fiction and creative non-fiction. Munachim Amah worked briefly with CNN Africa as a digital journalist; during that period, he wrote feature stories and news reports and managed the bureau’s social media platforms. He has also been published by Business Day. At the Pan-Atlantic University, he teaches Prose Writing as Communication and Communication in English, and beyond his interest in finding good stories and telling them, he is interested in academic research projects that investigate journalistic principles and functions, journalistic practice, mediated identity, and writing on digital media.