Dipti Bramhandkar is a New York City based playwright. She started writing in childhood as an act of survival when she moved from Mumbai to Upstate New York. She began writing creative essays at Cornell where she received her BA and continued at Cambridge University where she received her MA. Her writing moved from the page to the stage in 2014 when she attended the Labyrinth Theater Intensive Ensemble retreat. Since then her plays have been performed at the Kraine Theater, Bank Street Theater, Punto Space, Brooklyn Reliquary Museum and the New York Theater Workshop. Her work grapples with immigration, identity, diaspora and coming of age.