Rejina Marandi (1987) is a Santal, born and brought up in Gossaigaon, Kolkrajhar district, Assam. Her schooling and college education has been completed in Assam, West Bengal, and Meghalaya.
She is currently pursuing her PhD in Philosophy from Pondicherry University. Her thesis is tentatively titled 'Ethics of Identity of the Santal Tribes'.
She is the first winner of adivaani's writing prize Adivasi Pickle, 2013.