Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nora immigrated to the US and celebrated her second birthday in Long Island, NY. She was three-years-old when her parents packed up and moved to Orange County, California where she spent the next 20 or so years of her life. Nora has lived in the UK, Canada, Pakistan and the United States of America. She has visited many countries, including but not limited to: Bangladesh, India, France, Japan, Turkey, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, in addition to the countries she has lived in. Nora was inspired to write by her sixth-grade teacher, Mr. Andy O. who helped her publish her first book, a book of poetry at age eleven. She has since written many books over the years, delving into YA fiction and children's books. Nora works as a professional editor and freelance illustrator. In her spare time, she writes, cooks and reads. She currently resides in the Alamo region of Texas with her husband and their three-year-old cat, Casper.