About

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 AMAL UNBOUND  to be published in 2018 with Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books.

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.