Arun Budhathoki (अरुण बुढाथोकी) (born September 19, 1986) is a Nepali poet, fiction writer and journalist from Kathmandu, Nepal. He did his undergraduate studies in Nizam College, Hyderabad, India and pursued master's degree in the University of Northampton, England. He has written six books so far. Because of his nomadic nature, he likes travelling around. Arun is the co-founder of Nepal Tribune Media and Editor-in-Chief of Kathmandu Tribune. His works have appeared in India Today, The Huffington Post (India), Daily O, The Diplomat, The Citizen (India), Republica, The Kathmandu Post, Asia Pacific Daily and worked as a stringer/fixer for The Globe and Mail. He was the Nepal Editor for The Citizen (India).