AISHA SAEED is the New York Times bestselling author of Amal Unbound. She is a Pakistani-American writer, teacher, and attorney who is also the author of Written in the Stars, Aladdin: Far from Agrabah, and Bilal Loves Daal. She has been featured on MTV, the Huffington Post, NBC and the BBC, and her writings have appeared in publications including the journal ALAN and the Orlando Sentinel. As a founding member of the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books, she is helping change the conversation about diverse books. Aisha lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and sons.