Kulpreet Yadav


An Amazon No. 1 bestselling novelist and motivational speaker, Kulpreet Yadav is the Founder-Editor of Open Road Review, an international literary magazine that has published over 300 writers from 24 countries in the last five years. As a Creative Writing Mentor, Kulpreet has conducted numerous workshops for aspiring writers in India.

Kulpreet's motivational and training workshops are a unique combination of creativity, communication, leadership & entertainment that has benefited thousands of working professionals and students at premier institutions and global corporate brands.

A product of the Naval Officer’s Academy, Kulpreet quit his job of a mariner as a Commandant with the Indian Coast Guard on 1 Jan 2014, to pursue his passion of writing and speaking. Shortlisted in several literary contests, his stories and essays have appeared in numerous publications in India and abroad.


The Bet (Frog Books, 2006)
A Waiting Wave (Pustak Mahal, 2011)
India Unlimited--Stories from a Nation Caught Between Hype & Hope (Lifi publications, 2013)
Catching the Departed (Tara books, 2014)
The Girl Who Loved a Pirate, Andy Karan #2 (Rumour Books, 2015)
The Girl Who Loved a Spy, Andy Karan #1 (Rumour Books, 2016)
Murder in Paharganj, a Vicks Menon thriller (Bloomsbury, 2017).

Note: Catching the Departed (Andy Karan #1) has been republished by Rumour Books as The Girl Who Loved a Spy. The Andy Karan series was represented by the Red Ink Literary Agency, New Delhi.