Debarun Sarkar (b.1992) was born in Ranchi, in erstwhile Bihar. He grew up in Surat, Gujarat (1993-2008) and moved to Calcutta for a while (2008-10) and then to Hyderabad in then erstwhile Andhra Pradesh (2010-13) and then moved back to Calcutta (2013-) where he is currently halting.

He is an alumni of The English and Foregin Languages University, Hyderabad (2010-13) and Presidency University, Kolkata (2013-15) where he studied English and Sociology respectively.