Maya Ommi is an artist, born in Tehran Iran. She has been living and traveling abroad for a decade. Maya graduated with a degree in illustration from Curtin University in Perth Australia. She then studied master of arts in painting and printmaking in the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. Maya decided to make picture books, as she has always been fascinated with this art form. Maya started to write stories since she was little. She has been writing stories specifically for picture books, after doing a picture book writing course in UCLA. She now lives in Los Angeles California where she gets inspired by its nature’s beauty.