Akhil Kakkar is a storyteller and marketer. He has an M.A. in Creative Writing from Brunel University (London) and an M.Sc. in Management from Lancaster University (UK). He was also the writer-in-residence at Burren College of Art (Ireland) in 2017. His work has been published in Bangalore Mirror, Scroll, The Criterion, Voices From The Attic, The Madras Mag and Arré.