Mélio Tinga was born in Maputo. Writes fictional stories. He published «O Voo dos Fantasmas» (Ethale Publishing, 2018), was part of «The Hamburger that Killed Jorge – Anthology» (Ethale Publishing, 2017), co-organized and participated in « Contos e crónicas para ler em casa»- Volume I and II (Literatas, 2020). He was a finalist for the «Prémio 10 de Novembro», 2019, with the unpublished book «Outro Dia a Nuvem Evapora». Is a permanent contributor in Literatas Magazine and member of Kuphaluxa Literary Movement.

He holds a degree in Visual Education from the Pedagogical University, work as a communication designer. Sometimes he teaches. Is co-founder of DESIGN Talk and editor of DEZAINE Magazine.