Reihaneh Sahsavan was born in Iran, in 1983. During her school years in İran she was an athlete earning second place in Karate. Following completion of her postgraduate degree, she became a political reporter for six years, after which she became editor of various magazines. She is currently the director of a publishing company.
Her book entitled as “İranlı Kızların 90'lı Yıllardaki Çılgınlığı” was published in Turkey by Kadran Yayınevi under the name "Hayata Düşen Gölgeler".