Amandeep Sandhu was born in Rourkela, Odisha. He completed his Master’s in English Literature from the University of Hyderabad. He worked as a journalist and later as a technical writer. His first two books were autobiographical fiction: Sepia Leaves (2008) and Roll of Honour (2012). For the past few years, he has written for the media and contributed to anthologies. He now lives in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Panjab: Journeys through Fault Lines, his first non-fiction book, was originally published in 2019 to great critical acclaim and reception.