Meral Ugursan is an author from Turkey. As a child, she spent all her holidays reading books, then she started to write her own stories. Meral was 16 years old when she decided to become a writer. She graduated from Dokuz Eylul University, Department of Performing Arts, Theater- Dramatic Writing Branch in 1999., and earned a certificate from an English course at Sheffield College after moving to England. After that, Meral worked as an editor in Turkey for a few years.
Meral has lived in Chesterfield, England (a historic small town with gorgeous countryside view) since 2003 with her 14-year-old son, her cat Nayla, and Nayla’s four kittens. She has currently published nine children’s books and has won awards for her writing. Meral still writes articles about Turkish and world literature, book reviews, theatre plays, and children's stories. She also translates children’s books.