"Salma Hamid Hussain was born in Lahore, Pakistan, and was educated at St. Joseph's Convent Girls' High School, and College. She then got her post-graduate degree in Education from Karachi University. She was married at age 19, and widowed while she was teaching in Iran. She was in her thirties at the time, and had had three children, who became the focus of her life. After teaching for a year at St, Patrick's High School in Karachi, she got a job as a Persian translator, which took her to various countries, including the Gulf,Cyprus, and the United States. She won many kudos for her work, and as a member of the International Society of Poetry, she won an Editor's Choice award, and her poems were published in the ISP's anthologies. Apart from her family, her interests include reading, writing, travelling, international cuisine, charity work, and alternative health therapies. This is her first book, but she is working on a self-help book based on her life's experiences in the East and the West, a cookbook on an eclectic mix of recipes from other countries, and an anthology of short stories. She also has some plans to highlight the problems, and lack of facilities for senior citizens, and to present innovative ways to make life easier, and interesting for them. She currently resides in Karachi,Pakistan."