Tulika Mehrotra is an Indian-American author from Chicago. She received her bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and studied Design at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy.

She started her career in fashion in Manhattan and transitioned to media in Los Angeles. Tulika’s first two novels were published by Penguin India in 2012 and 2013.

Tulika has written for various magazines including Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Vogue, Grazia, India Today and Men's Health. In addition to speaking at various universities, she has taught workshops on creative writing for business at Wharton Business school’s annual India Business Conference. 

Tulika is fluent in Hindi and currently resides in Chicago with her husband and daughter.