Marli Roode

Marli Roode was born in South Africa and moved to the UK when she was seventeen. After earning an MA in Philosophy and Literature, she worked as a freelance journalist in London before studying at Manchester University’s Centre for New Writing. Marli won the ‘Is There A Novelist In The House?’ competition at the Manchester Literature Festival in 2009 with an extract from Call It Dog, her debut novel, due later this year.