Ola Eliwat (Jordan) was born in 1984. In 2006, she graduated from the University of Jordan, with a dual specialty, Spanish and English, and has since worked as a translator. She started publishing short stories and articles on her blog in 2005. She is the author of a novel called Before the Journey (2012) and a collection of short stories in English published online, called Small Lives. She has taken part in a number of bloggers' conferences and workshops.