Tulasi Acharya was born in the South Asian country of Nepal. He completed his master's degree in English in Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu. He also taught English and journalism courses at colleges in Nepal, where he authored textbooks on mass communication and journalism. A prolific writer, Acharya published short stories, poems, and articles in Nepali journals, national newspapers and online. He moved to the United States in 2008 to pursue a master’s degree in creative writing and subsequently earned a third master's degree in women's studies. A proponent of women’s rights and fair treatment, he presented a paper on “Patriarchal Bureaucracy” at Yale University and has worked with Partnership Against Domestic Violence. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in public administration.
Deepak comes to America immediately mesmerized by the immensity of its abundance. After leaving Nepal, his plan is to make his fortune in the land of opportunity. He quickly learns America is more than he bargained for, especially his newfound “friends.” He questions whether he can even survive, much less succeed, in this new country until he finds an unexpected, unlikely love.