Durgesh Shastri is currently working as an Assistant Professor in GND Engineering College, Bidar. He completed his engineering from PSEIT, Bangalore. Later he joined RVCE, Bangalore and completed his Masters in Computer Networks Engineering. He runs a NGO which is aimed at providing computer awareness in rural areas. A number of short stories and poems are published online and have received critical acclaim from some of the finest writers of the country. Watching current affairs programs and reading books are his favourite pastime. His debut novel, which is a thriller, is expected to hit the stores next year.