The real name of the author, who lives in Kabul, is known to the editors. For security reasons, she publishes under a pseudonym. Nargis is part of the women writers' network “Untold – Afghanistan”, a support programme for women writers in crisis and conflict areas led by Lucy Hannah and based in London.

One of Nargis’ short stories was published anonymously in the collection “My Pen Is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women” (2022, MacLehose Press).