Mayank Bhatt immigrated to Toronto from Bombay (Mumbai) in 2008. His debut novel Belief was published by Mawenzi House in 2016. The novel explores youth radicalisation and alienation, and the impact of terrorism on a family in the context of the failure of immigration and settlement framework in Canada. His stories have been published in TOK 5: Writing the New Toronto and Canadian Voices II. He lives in Toronto with his family.