Debarun Sarkar (b.1992) was born in Ranchi, in erstwhile Bihar. He grew up in Surat, lived a considerable time in Calcutta and Hyderabad and is currently halting in Bombay.

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. He is currently a PhD student at the Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai.