Born in North Yorkshire in the UK, Meira Eliot graduated in Middle Eastern Studies at Durham University, going on to take a doctorate in Social Anthropology at Oxford, where her main interest was the Turkish community in Berlin. She has spent most of her adult life in the Czech Republic and Germany and served a long apprenticeship as a translator from German and Czech before recently embarking on her fiction career. In her own writing, Meira is interested in issues of cultural and spiritual identity, and enjoys poking fun at corporate institutions. She is married with one teenage son and lives in Prague, Czech Republic.
The first two parts of her novel Moldavite are available for download at: http://www.smashwords.com/books/search?query=Moldavite