Maha Addasi

1968 -

Maha Addasi was born and grew up in Kuwait. After graduating from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, with a degree in journalism, she joined the public relations department of the Noor Al Hussein Foundation, directed by Queen Noor of Jordan. She was a news correspondent for the English channel of Jordan Television and Dubai Television, as well as a producer. For Jordan Television she created Heartbeat, a program that dealt with social and medical issues. For Dubai Television she contributed to Focus on Arabia, a documentary that presented cultures and traditions from every corner of the Arab world. For BBC Television she produced Badia, a documentary about the Bedouin tribes of Jordan. She lives in Virginia, where she is a writer, producer, and mother to her four children.

From the dust jacket of The White Nights of Ramadan