About Me and Author Visits

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Aisha Saeed is an author, mama, lawyer, educator, and maker and drinker of chai as well as a founding member of the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books™. She is also the author of WRITTEN IN THE STARS, Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books [2015] which was listed as a best book of 2015 by Bank Street Books, a 2016 YALSA Quick Pick For Reluctant Readers, and was named one of the top ten books all Young Georgians Should Read 2016. Her next novel is the forthcoming middle grade novel THIS PROMISE I WILL KEEP  to be published in 2017 with Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books. 

Aisha Saeed is also a contributing author to the anthologies Love Inshallah (Soft Skull Press, 2012) and Faithfully Feminist (White Cloud Press, 2015).

When Aisha isn’t writing or chasing her two little boys, you can find her reading, baking, doodling henna patterns, or daydreaming about eight consecutive hours of sleep. Aisha is represented by Taylor Martindale at Full Circle Literary Agency

You can connect with Aisha at her website, or follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, or Tumblr.

Now booking school visits for the 2017-2018 school year! Please e-mail me at aishacs @ gmail.com for more information for details and rates!

For speaking opportunities, interviews, guest posts, and anything publicity and media related please contact Lindsay Boggs at Penguin Books for Young Readers at: lboggs @ penguinrandomhouse.com however please be sure to cc all e-mails to Aisha Saeed at: aishacs @ gmail.com

For all other bookish inquiries please contact Taylor Martindale  at: info @ fullcircleliterary.com

To reach me directly please send  e-mail to aishacs @ gmail.com  *please note: I try to respond to every e-mail but due to volume cannot always do so quickly. Thanks for understanding!