Ausma Zehanat Khan is a British-born Canadian living in the United States, whose own parents are heirs to a complex story of migration to and from three different continents.
A former adjunct professor at American and Canadian universities, she holds a Ph.D. in International Human Rights Law, with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre as the main subject of her dissertation.
Previously the Editor in Chief of Muslim Girl Magazine, Ausma Zehanat Khan has moved frequently, traveled extensively, and written compulsively. She is the author of 5 books and 1 novella in the Esa Khattak/Rachel Getty mystery series, including the award-winning The Unquiet Dead, and she is the author of The Khorasan Archives fantasy series, beginning with The Bloodprint. She has also written a middle grade non-fiction book called Ramadan.