Mishayl is a freelance writer and monetary economist who received her BA in Economics from Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania (where she received the Jeanne Quistgaard Memorial Prize) and M.Sc. in International Development (concentration: Political Economy) from the University of Bath. She has worked at the State Bank of Pakistan in the Development Finance Group and Monetary Department, where she co-authored various policies, reports and studies including a study on monetary policy for SAARC (presented in July, 2012).

Mishayl lives in Karachi and has been published in the BeautifulYou.com, Express Tribune, Good Food, Grazia Pakistan, Women’s Own, and Yello. She runs the YummyMummyNetwork group on Facebook to address childcare issues, activities and resources for metropolitan Pakistani mothers.

Story Description: Emaan Ever After is about a young, divorcee's quest for romance set in urban Karachi. After facing the social reality of dating in her 30s at a friends lavish dinner party, Emaan is forced to confront her own feelings for her childhood best friend.