Esther Milanzi grew up in North Carolina. She has been an educator for nine years. She has lived and taught in Florida, New York, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, and now resides in Bali, Indonesia, with her husband, who is also from North Carolina, whom she met on a beach in Thailand.
She has taken some time away from education to focus on writing her first novel. She is also developing two businesses as an education consultant and a writing coach.