Ama was selected for MIWF Emerging Writers in 2014. She has been an active member of the Babasal Mombasa literary foundation since 2016. She initiated the Banggai Literature Festival in 2017. Ama writes poetry, essays, and is a freelance editor. Her poems have appeared in several joint anthologies. She and her community organise various activities for literacy and education, including the Banggai Literature Festival, which this year is entering its third year. You can follow Ama on twitter: @ama_achmad