Girish Dutt Shukla is a computer engineer by education and a digital marketer by profession. Before pursuing his passion for writing, he worked as a software engineer for two years. In June 2015, he left the job and started dabbling in writing and marketing. In his seven-year stint as a marketing professional, he has helped both established brands and startups to grow digitally with his writing skills and marketing acumen.
Girish is also a regular contributor to a variety of websites, magazines and newspapers, including The Pioneer, The Daily Guardian, ThoughtCatalog, SelfGrowth, Elephant Journal, Theravive, BestLifeOnline, and HumanWindow, among many others. Through his writings, he has been promoting psychology and mental health. He has a proclivity for perceiving psyche and behaviour and hopes to study the subject further in the future.
Maroon in a Sky of Blue, his debut novel, was published in 2020. Amitabh Bachchan expressed his appreciation of the novel through a personal letter written to the author.