Aruna Nambiar is a writer and editor who grew up in Mumbai and now lives in Bangalore. After an engineering degree and a post-graduation in management, she worked with an international bank, before rekindling a lifelong passion for writing. Her short stories and travelogues have been published in the anthologies Curtains, The Itinerant Indian and Winners Vol. I, and articles and essays in publications like Timeout Bangaluru, Deccan Herald, Indian Express, Economic Times and India Today Travel Plus. She also conceived and wrote the text for Portrait: Kerala, a coffee table book about the state. This is her first novel.