syeda hina babar ali has written poetry since she was nine years old. Her early poems were published in Connections, Inspirations, Mundus Artium, Asiaweek, The Pakistan Times, The Nation, and The News. Her first volume of poetry, Wet Sun, was published in 1982 and Midnight Dialogue in 1989. Hina Babar Ali was born in Lahore and educated at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, the Cathedral School, and Kinnaird College. She attained her B.A. and M.A. in Literature at the University of Michigan. She works at Packages Limited as Group Brand Manager and heads the Consumer Products Division.