Millie Murray was born in London to parents of amaican heritage. She is a qualified general psychiatric nurse and also a youth worker. Millie writes novels for young adults, the first entitled Kiesha (1988). Her books tend to reflect black female, young adult experiences. She has worked in England and Wales in schools, libraries, colleges and a prison, facilitating creative writing workshops.
Millie has written for The Real McCoy, BBC TV’s black comedy sketch show. She was reator and co-writer of The Airport (BBC Radio 4 1995/96), the first radio series in Britain that epitomised black people’s lives within a humorous setting. It was shortlisted for a radio comedy award. For several years she has been the Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of East London. Millie lives in east London is currently working on her new novel.