Anita Nahta Amin is an Indian American author of children’s fiction and nonfiction books. She has over 100 published short stories and articles in children’s literary magazines and educational resources.
Born and raised in the United States, she is the daughter of Indian immigrants. Her family roots stretch across North India, from the royal desert of Rajasthan to the bustling river city of Kolkata.
She earned a BSE, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Duke University and an MS, Computer Engineering from NC State University. She first designed microcomputers, then worked for many years as an information technology business consultant, and later, IT manager.
But for more than a decade, she has been following her passion – writing for children.
She lives in Florida with her husband and twin children.