Born in Arur (Calicut Dist., Kerala), Lekha Nambiar is now residing in Cochin. She took her Master's Degree in English Literature from Calicut University and is presently working as a teacher in Jama-Ath Higher Secondary School at Thandakkad. Music,movies and paintings are her abiding passions. She is an explorer of various spiritual traditions and an avid meditator. Her husband is a Marine Engineer and she has two daughters.