Samar Nour is a writer and Journalist from Egypt. Back in 1998, she started her career as a literary Journalist and joined Al-Akhbar newspaper in 2009. Now, she holds the position of an editor in the literary section of Al-Akhbar newspaper and the managing editor of Children's Stories Series at Gebo (General Egyptian Book Authority). In 2008, she won the Journalistic Excellence Award from Egyptian Journalists Syndicate. She published her first short story collection named "Ascent" in 2004. Her first novel "Runaround" was published in 2013. Her latest collection "At the house of a vampire" was published in 2016.