Siddharth Tripathi was born in Allahabad (India) and schooled in Banaras. He is an engineer and an MBA. The Virgins, published in 2013, is his first novel. Blowfish, his second novel, was published by Bloomsbury in September 2017. His first two books are now being adapted for OTT release. His third book, unMind (published in 2020) is a graphic retelling of the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharishi.