A writer, actor, and child-rights activist, Nandana Sen has authored three children's books, Not Yet! (2017), Mambi and the Forest Fire (2016) and Kangaroo Kisses (2016), and has three more books forthcoming in 2017. Not Yet! launches in January 2017 in eight bilingual editions. In 2016, Nandana published Make Up Your Mind, a bilingual book of her translations of her mother's Bengali poetry. Nandana also writes screenplays, and a monthly fiction series for The Wire titled Youthquake. After studying literature at Harvard and filmmaking at USC, she worked as a book editor, a translator, a screenwriter, a short-film maker, and as Princess Jasmine in Disneyland. Nandana lives in New York, has starred in over 20 films in multiple continents, and works with children and adults at RAHI, Operation Smile and UNICEF to fight against child abuse.