Maryam Saeed Otuh was born in Kogi State, Nigeria in 1995. She is a graduate of Biochemistry from Nasarawa State University, Keffi. Maryam is passionate about poetry and fiction; she wrote her first poem at the age of 12. In 2018, she was selected among 21 other writers to participate in the second cohort of the SprinNG Fellowship. Maryam is currently working towards publishing her first poetry collection.