Suvendu Tripathy was born in a village in Odisha in the early 70s and had his initial schooling there. He graduated with Physics honors and did MBA before starting his career in Marketing Research and later in Data Science.
He has been living in Bangalore for the last 19 years with his wife and two sons. The Crepe Jasmines is Suvendu's first novel. He has used his experience of living in a village to bring the various characters to life. He has also used various imagery to describe the village life in general.