Debeshi Gooptu is a journalist turned author who lives and works in Gurgaon.

Her book, Gurgaon Diaries: Life, Work and Play in Drona’s Village, based on her long-running blog of the same name, was published by Rupa Publications in January this year. 

Her book, Dragon Aunty Returns, and a collection of short stories has been published by Juggernaut Books in January last year. 

Debeshi’s 25-year-career includes stints in print, television, new media and higher education. She has worked with Business Standard, Business Today, Plus Channel, Financial Chronicle, British Council, Canadian Education Network and Intel Asia Electronics before setting up her own higher education research consultancy, Directions Online, in 2002. She is also the India Editor for Hong Kong-based technology publication Enterprise Innovation. She has her own blog, The Gurgaon Diaries!, chronicling life in the Millennium City.

In her spare time, she plays the piano, sings in the bathroom and desperately tries to emulate Nigella in the kitchen.