Born in 1989 in Sirjan, Iran. Atefeh Salehi holds a BA in Fashion design from Yazd Islamic Azad University and a MA in Dramatic Literature from The Science and Research Branch (SRB) of the Islamic Azad University of Tehran. She was interested in writing since she was a child and wrote her first stories at the age of eight. After completing her bachelor's degree and choosing the subject of costume design in Iran’s cinema for her dissertation, she pursued filmmaking and screenwriting seriously. She has made 3 short films and 1 documentary film. She has written more than ten short screenplays. She has also designed costumes for some short films. She is married and has a son.