Karun Krishnan, who writes under the name Karun Kris, was born and raised in Kerala, India. He began writing at age 14 when he suddenly got an idea for a story. This idea consumed him, making him write everyday and expanding his story. At age 15 he self-published his first book. From there on, he began writing more and more. He is also the host of As a Boy Lives podcast which can be found wherever you listen to your podcast.