Amy Choi was born in Melbourne in 1975. Her work has appeared in Vogue, Quadrant, the Age and the Australian, as well as anthologies including The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays and Growing Up Asian in Australia.
She has worked as a counter hand, in customer service, as an usher, foster carer, freelance writer and columnist. For three years she wrote a small, weekly column about op shops for the Age.
She has also written a primary school chapter book, Under the Tiles, published by Macmillan Education Australia. She lives in country Victoria with her partner and their two children.