Maryam Mahjoba holds a law degree. She writes short stories and articles. Her short fiction has been published in My Pen Is the Wing of the Bird, New Fiction by Afghan Women (United Kingdom: MacLehose Press, Feb 2022). She lives in Kabul with her family.
Dr. Zubair Popalzai is a political scientist and linguist with a career dedicated to linguistics, governance, international development, and public health. Dr. Popalzai has been a consultant for translation and interpreting services and is the director of Monarch Linguistic, a language services agency in London. He translates Dari, Pashto, Urdu, and Arabic into English.