Doris Schembri was born on 5th October 1963 at Safi, Malta. She was married to Anton Schembri in 1988 and has two sons, Kurt and Karl. She worked for ten years at Mid-Med Bank and then moved on to early childhood education. She worked for fourteen years in the kindergarten sector in both government and private schools and she is now a primary school teacher at Mariam Al Batool School. She studied at the University of Malta and read the B. Education (Hons.) in Early Childhood Education degree.
She enjoys story telling with young children and having made several big books to use in the class room, she noted how captivated the children were in the stories she wrote. This interest inspired her to publish her first children’s book ‘’I am Mariah’’. She is working on two other children’s books in Maltese.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading biographies, swimming and travelling.