Poornima Hebbar is born and raised in India. She migrated to the United States in the 1970s. She worked as a graphic designer and is now retired, and lives with her husband Mohan Hebbar in Florida.
Her passion for travel and adventure takes her all across the globe. She also enjoys writing travelogues. The acclaimed Kannada novel, Anurakte –
The Enamoured, was written by her late father, Shri Vyasaraya Ballal. This is Poornima Hebbar’s first translated work.