Asma Al Jailani (Asma A.J) is a writer and poet based in sunny Abu Dhabi, UAE.
She leads a double life as a communications professional by day, and a writer and poet by night (and on weekends).
In her free time (almost always at night), Asma spends it writing short stories and chapters of a possible novel , scribbling poetry or blogging about books and life. She also writes articles on Medium.com on a range of topics, including personal growth and women empowerment. Her opinion pieces have been featured on The National, a widely read English newspaper in the UAE.
Asma is a founding member of Untitled Chapters, a home-grown initiative by Emirati women for Emirati women. Untitled Chapters allows female Emirati writers the space to grow in their craft and share their written work with a targeted audience.
Constellations of Home is Asma’s first self-published work.