Vipra Ghimire was born in Kathmandu, Nepal, and grew up outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She received her AB in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College and MPH in Health Education from Emory University. She is the nonfiction editor of the Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, a literary journal; a few of her essays appear in this journal. She also has a piece that appears in the Dime Show Review. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.