Varud Gupta

Instructor & Writer
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Varud Gupta is the award-winning author of the graphic novel Chhotu: A Tale of Love and Partition (Comic Con India “Best Writer”) and the travelog Bhagwaan Ke Pakwaan: Food of the Gods (Gourmand award for “Peace”). His words have also appeared in America’s Test Kitchen, National Geographic, and Mint Lounge.

His career as a writer began after quitting a short-lived career as a management consultant to travel and eat his way across the globe. When not writing, he is usually experimenting in the kitchen, collecting Instant Noodles, or playing Dungeons & Dragons. He received his bachelors in Finance from New York University and teaches the Indian Institute of Art and Design, Gotham Writers, and 826NYC.

Photo taken by Vidur Gupta

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